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Monday December 31, 2012 - Updated 3:50pm

Governor

5:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker, Van Hollen back expanding DNA collection.
4:50am
WEAU. GOP governors, including Walker, walk balance beam on health law.
3:51am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Walker's regrets, highlights of the year.

Legislative

11:23am
Rep.-elect Kahl. Receives committee assignments.
11:21am
Rep. Jacque. Hails landmark PSC-commissioned infrasound test discovery, urges agency to immediately suspend wind projects. Report.
3:51am
Sen. Grothman. Column: Must we still hear about Kwanzaa?

12:07pm
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin lawmakers to try again on drunken driving laws.
5:01am
Appleton Post Crescent. New laws address gays, children, immigration.

State Agencies

5:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Van Hollen pledges to make child trafficking no. 1 priority.
5:30am
Wisconsin State Journal. DNR analyzing impact of wolf hunt.
4:23am
Governing. Scrutinizing economic development agencies.

Economy/Business

5:21am
Daily Reporter. Uncertainty persists for small biz owners in '13.

Statewide

5:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State's lakeshore communities struggle to cope with low water levels.
5:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Six key issues to focus on over the coming year.
4:11am
Bloomberg. Editorial: Ten truly terrible domestic policy ideas of 2012.
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. No shortage of odd Wisconsin tales in 2012.
3:54am
Appleton Post Crescent. Five things in state government that could have a major impact on Wisconsinites in 2013.

Courts

5:33am
Wisconsin State Journal. Racine sex assault case tests health record access.
5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Farmer cites religious issues in raw milk case.
3:54am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin-based athiest group files lawsuit over church tax status.

Local

3:46pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. MCSO to announce first drunken driver of the new year.
12:08pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Orders special elections.

5:04am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Address homeless  issue; don't cite shelter.

Congress

3:52am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Statement on fiscal cliff.

3:50pm
Reuters. Senate "fiscal cliff" deal emerges, but not there yet.
3:30pm
The Hill. Nation is heading over the "fiscal cliff" - at least for a few hours.
12:13pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. AP sources; 'Fiscal cliff' deal emerging.
5:37am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Obama to push hard for assault weapons ban.
5:26am
Racine Journal Times. 'Fiscal cliff' looms; local residents concerned.
4:31am
Washington Post. Senate negotiations yet to reach 'fiscal cliff' deal as clock winds down.
4:18am
Wall Street Journal. Congress meets cliff's edge.
4:13am
Reuters. Analysis: After "fiscal cliff" dive, more battles, new cliffs.
4:06am
Bloomberg. House committee chief backs plan to avoid milk price jump.
4:02am
Bloomberg. Congress dysfunction as deadline arrives poses 2013 risks.

Friday December 28, 2012

Legislative

2:59pm
Rep.-elect Riemer. Appointed to four Assembly committees.
10:53am
Rep. Vruwink. Receives committee assignments for 2013-14 Legislative Session.

1:41pm
Racine Journal Times. Lehman says state law needed to protect victims of discrimination.
1:40pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Progress toward a better state budget.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos previously backed changing electoral vote rules.

State Agencies

1:53pm
DOT. Merrimac Ferry closed for the season.
12:12pm
DHS. FY13 second quarter report to JFC on Medicaid.
10:48am
DOT. Gov. Walker approves $7.7 million project at Dane County Regional Airport.
10:47am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.
3:44am
ETF. Preliminary effective rates and annuity adjustments for 2013.

1:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State takes comments on Marquette Interchange construction.
1:07pm
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin to pay $25,000 to wrongly convicted man.
12:37pm
Lakeland Times. Cathy Stepp: DNR has become an entirely different agency.
10:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin retirees could see 13% cut in payments.
9:14am
WMTV. Retirees could face 13% cut.

Economy/Business

5:05am
Fox 11. Job fair for Kewaunee nuclear workers.
4:31am
Shawano Leader. County unemployment worsens month over month. Wausau Daily Herald. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 
4:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Omnicare to close Waukesha facility, cut 78 jobs.

Statewide

12:13pm
American Lung Association in Wisconsin. New year's resolution: Quit and get fit.
5:38am
National Weather Service. Winter weather advisory: Prolonged period of snow expected for southern Wisconsin today and tonight.

8:38am
New York Times. Developers of wind farms run a race against the calendar.
5:41am
USA Today. Mexican traffickers plant pot crop in American forests.
5:38am
Wisconsin State Journal. Mississippi River drops, threatening barge traffic.

Courts

12:16pm
Freedom from Religion Foundation. Sues IRS over preferential treatment of churches.

1:48pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Attorney: Hobby Lobby won't offer morning after pill.

Education

10:50am
UW-Madison. Sales of UW merchandise smash record, help financial aid.
8:29am
UW-River Falls. Japan Foundation funds study abroad experience.

12:41pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Wisconsin 31st among college grads in state rankings of high school and college graduation rates.

Local

2:21pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Announces request for proposals for Don Miller site.

4:40am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Oneida energy plant permit fight gets quick hearing.
4:15am
La Crosse Tribune. Husband charged in Wis. officer's shooting death. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Congress

12:22pm
White House. Executive Order - Adjustments of certain rates of pay.
11:04am
U.S. Rep. Petri. Defense bill passes House including Petri provision to compensate troops and strengthen Troops to Teachers Program.

3:57pm
Bloomberg. Obama said to seek up-or-down budget vote absent counter.
1:52pm
The Hill. Congress, federal workers to get raise.
12:30pm
Bloomberg. Obama said to plan offer of scaled-back budget package.
12:25pm
The Hill. Optimism for fiscal deal grows ahead of White House meeting.
8:32am
Reuters. Expectiations low for Whate House "fiscal cliff" meeting.
5:32am
Washington Post. Obama summons congressional leaders for 'fiscal cliff' talks.
5:21am
Washington Times. Dueling data on gun crimes put new laws in crossfire.
5:18am
The Hill. Five 'Obamacare' provisions to watch in 2013.
4:19am
Janesville Gazette. White House meeting with congressional leaders presents a last chance for a fiscal deal.

Politics

1:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Roggensack: High court getting along, despite contentious reputation.
1:36pm
La Crosse Tribune. Roggensack submits signatures for re-election.
8:48am
WKOW. Roggensack to submit signatures to get name on ballot.
3:58am
Waukesha Patch. The year in Wisconsin politics 2012.
3:51am
Wisconsin Radio Network. 2012 in review: Negative, expensive U.S. Senate race.

Thursday December 27, 2012

SeniorCare

3:40pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Praises renewal of SeniorCare.
2:57pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on today's SeniorCare waiver.
1:15pm
Rep.-elect Sargent. SeniorCare waiver is common sense.
11:01am
Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. Issues statement on SeniorCare.
10:55am
Rep. Suder. Statement on the renewal of the SeniorCare waiver.
10:52am
Gov. Walker. Announces SeniorCare renewal.

1:14pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. U.S. grants extension to state's SeniorCare benefits.

Legislative

12:24pm
Rep. Danou. Column: Appointed to five legislative committees.
10:58am
Rep.-elect Sanfelippo. To be sworn in as representative to the 15th Assembly District.
9:32am
Rep. Barca. Democratic weekly radio address.

3:04pm
Racine Journal Times. Rep. Mason to push (again) for raising minimum wage.
4:31am
Oshkosh Northwestern. New laws address gays, children, immigration.
4:19am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Double dipping unconscionable.
4:08am
Wisconsin State Journal. From protesting to legislating: Two who marched at Capitol set to take office.

State Agencies

4:51pm
Wisconsin Claims Board. Decisions - Dec. 12th meeting.
2:40pm
DNR. Weekly News.
12:21pm
DWD. Wisconsin local employment & unemployment estimates released.
12:01pm
DOT. Hurricane Sandy may bring flood-damaged vehicles to Wisconsin.
8:11am
WEDC. Announces investments in emerging companies.

3:05pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Milwaukee unemployment rate climbs to 6.8%.
3:03pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Unemployment increases in most cities, counties.
3:46am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Financial controls lacking at state jobs agency.

Economy/Business

8:12am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report.

1:13pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 'Slow, steady improvement' forecast for area economy.
8:13am
Bloomberg. Jobless claims drop as U.S. states tally data after break.
5:19am
Washington Times. Worst Christmas shopping season since 2008 is blamed on 'fiscal cliff.'
4:44am
Hudson Star Observer. Many questions remain about impact of Obamacare.
4:04am
Stevens Point Journal. Skyward grows while awaiting state's decision.
3:57am
Daily Reporter. U.S. economy can handle short fall off 'fiscal cliff.'

Statewide

6:05am
National Weather Service. Special weather statement: Accumulating snow in southern Wisconsin Friday.

1:10pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Background check requests for gun purchases up 60%.
6:12am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Electoral College vote change could reduce state's clout.
5:07am
WISN. Rich to pay more 2013 taxes no matter what.
4:24am
Wisconsin Reporter. Top 5 things you didn't know about Wisconsin taxes.
4:02am
Wausau Daily Herald. Spokesman: George H.W. Bush in intensive care.

Courts

8:58am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Timothy J. Riordan.
8:32am
District IV Court of Appeals. Judy Riley v. Extendicare Health Facilities, Inc.
8:14am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Melvin Pugh.

4:35am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Justice refuses to block morning-after pill rule.

Education

4:23pm
UW-Stout. Mass spectrometer offers students space-age experience.
12:57pm
UW-Stout. Four cadets commissioned at ROTC winter ceremony.
11:11am
UW-Eau Claire. Management students achieve perfect scores on SHRM exam.

3:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UWM center helps companies cut costs through energy assessments.

Local

3:38am
Madison Mayor Soglin, Dane County Exec. Parisi. Deadline extended:2012 Dane County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recognition Award.

3:07pm
Wausau Daily Herald. Wausau: Veterinarians must submit vaccine records.
8:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Husband of slain Tosa officer to be charged, officials say. 
5:30am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Local officials dealing themselves a piece of frac sand boom.
5:02am
Brookfield Patch. Update: Husband held following death of officer Jennifer Sebena. WTMJ.
4:21am
La Crosse Tribune. Amid uncertainty, regional hospitals focus on improving care, lowering costs.

Congress

1:04pm
Washington Times. Reid: Time has run out on 'fiscal cliff.'
9:42am
Reuters. U.S. poised to go off "fiscal cliff": Senator Reid.
5:22am
Washington Times. Liberals press own red lines in 'fiscal cliff' talks.
5:16am
The Hill. Obama looks to retain upper hand as 'fiscal cliff' negotiations resume.

Federal Agencies

12:00pm
EPA Administrator Jackson. Statement announcing her leaving cabinet after State of Union.

9:36am
LA Times. E.P.A. Administrator Jackson announces resignation.
5:54am
Bloomberg. Geithner warns lawmakers debt standoff risks U.S. default.
5:39am
Washington Post. U.S. will hit debt limit on Dec. 31, Treasury Department says.

Wednesday December 26, 2012

Legislative

2:15pm
Racine Journal Times. Cut middle-class income tax, Vos says.
5:59am
La Crosse Tribune. Steve Doyle: Bipartisanship worthy goal for 2013.
4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Environmental impact of mining rules remains in question.
3:41am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Lawmaker wants to end 'double dipping.'

State Agencies

4:13pm
DOJ, Wauwatosa Police Department. Homicide - Wauwatosa Police Officer Jennifer L. Sebena - update.
2:40pm
DATCP. Next Organic Advisory Council meeting is January 7.
1:05pm
DVA. Wisconsin Veterans to attend Rose Bowl.
11:26am
DOT. To avoid a drunken driving arrest or crash, designate before you celebrate on New Year's Eve.
10:16am
DATCP. Make Wisconsin agriculture count.

3:39am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Van Hollen wants quicker review for challenges to state laws.

Economy/Business

4:16am
Janesville Gazette. With storms, 'fiscal cliff' worry, U.S. holiday shopping up just 0.7%, weakest since 2008.

Statewide

10:24am
Janesville Gazette. Whoooping cough increases.
5:46am
LA Times. 2012 another bad year for U.S. disasters, and it may get worse.
5:36am
Washington Post. Poll: Public sours on what 2013 will bring.
5:11am
USA Today. Poll ranks top 10 news stories of 2012.
4:37am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Gun support runs deeper than politics.
4:32am
Sheboygan Press. New year bringing in health care tax increases.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New map shows stresses on Great Lakes.
4:12am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Echoes of Newtown in N.Y. killings; third body found.

Education

11:46am
UW-Eau Claire. Six UW-Eau Claire students receive Gilman scholarships to study abroad.

4:05am
La Crosse Tribune. Schools prepare for growth in 2013.

Local

4:00pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. And Mayor of Palo Alta, California make a friendly Rose Bowl wager.
3:30pm
Dane County Sup. Hendrick. County to county: A friendly Rose Bowl wager.

2:01pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Police find 'person of interest' in officer's killing. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:35am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Cities, county face tight budgets.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Police seek leads in Wauwatosa officer's death.

Congress

4:06pm
CNBC. Geithner warns: U.S. hits debt ceiling Monday.
6:00am
Janesville Gazette. Over the fiscal cliff: Soft landing or dizzy dive?
5:58am
The Hill. Tax chaos looms in wake of Boehner's failed 'Plan B' proposal.
5:49am
The Hill. Online sales tax bill likely dead for 2012.
5:30am
Washington Post. Democrats push for tax cuts they once opposed.
5:15am
Bloomberg. Grand bargain shrinks as Congress nearing U.S. budget deadline.

Politics

1:59pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Deadline looms for Wisconsin DPI, court candidates.

Monday December 24, 2012

Governor

11:39am
Gov. Walker. Video release: Holiday message.
3:45am
Gov. Walker. Video: Holiday message to our troops.

4:18am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker open to changing state's Electoral College allocations.
4:14am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Latest 4-year estimate far short of Walker goal.
4:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. National conservatives swoon over Walker, but about that jobs figure...
3:46am
Racine Journal Times. Two years in, a gentler Walker.
3:44am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Mental health summit finds support.

Legislative

3:34am
Rep. Zamarripa. (Updated) Announces 2013 legislative session committee assgnments.

4:58am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Double-dipping proves too costly.
4:39am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Republican Luther Olsen pushing for more school funding in next state budget.
4:04am
Janesville Gazette. Area lawmakers weigh in on response to shooting.
3:48am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Gun-control laws face tough battle in state.

State Agencies

3:36am
State Treasurer. Treasury notes.

1:21pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Wisconsin AG seeks millions from other agencies.
4:01am
Wisconsin State Journal. Cleaning company fired after allegedly damaging or staining marble floors in state Capitol.
3:52am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Commission calls for increasing gas tax. 

Economy/Business

4:38am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. 'Fiscal cliff': Armageddon or just 'eh'?
4:08am
Janesville Gazette. Tax increases ahead, but it's already too late for employers to adjust early January paychecks.
3:42am
Capital Times. Wisconsin business owners join national call to raise corporate taxes.

Statewide

1:30pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 2 firefighters die in ambush at blazing NY house.
1:27pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Database reveals illness outbreaks in state nursing homes.
11:38am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Explore all options to stop killings.
5:36am
Bloomberg. Gun pandemonium as no background needed for web sales.
4:55am
La Crosse Tribune. NRA blames media while opponents call gun lobby tone deaf.
4:42am
Sheboygan Press. Recall, elections dominated state headlines in 2012.
4:35am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Ignored and underfunded, mental health care thin at county jails.
3:56am
Marshfield News Herald. Wisconsin leads nation in binge drinking.

Courts

4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Elmbrook Church graduation case could go to Supreme Court.

Education

4:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Residents blame parents, students for MPS failures, study shows.
4:22am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After settlement, UW System to turn over sullabuses to nonprofit.
4:06am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville officials announce plan to install police radios in every school.

Local

3:38am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Calls Barrett's attack on the Constitution and the NRA politically motivated.

1:28pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. On-duty Tosa officer killed by multiple gunshots.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele wants big changes in 2013.
4:10am
La Crosse Trbune. Crime wave? Despite high-profile killings, alcohol and domestic violence fuel rising crime rates. 
4:09am
Chippewa Herald. Town officials weigh in on frac sand zoning.
3:56am
Wausau Daily Herald. Emails between Boys & Girls Club director, City Council members reveal push for grant.
3:47am
Appleton Post Crescent. Mayors: Village would need to honor pacts.

Congress

1:23pm
Reuters. Lawmakers play waiting game with "fiscal cliff" deadline in sight.
5:33am
Bloomberg. Lawmakers say time short to reach deal on fiscal cliff.
5:29am
USA Today. Editorial: 'Twas the night before Cliffmas.
4:49am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Cliff? Another partisan sham.
4:12am
The Hill. Conservatives urge GOP leaders to be bold, prepare to go over cliff.
4:11am
Reuters. Analysis: Stop-gap fix most likely outcome of "fiscal cliff" talks.
4:02am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Close tax loophole for online sales.
3:54am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Scenario bleak if 'cliff' talks don't bring deal.
3:50am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Kohl fiercely loyal to Wisconsin.

Politics

5:31am
USA Today. Voter turnout higher in swing states than elsewhere.
4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. NRA put big money on Walker campaign.

Friday December 21, 2012

Governor

3:16pm
Gov. Walker. Orders "Operation Santa" for Christmas Eve.

8:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Human Events names Walker conservative of the year.
5:24am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Editorial: Walker wise to avoid voting distraction.
4:46am
Wisconsin State Journal. Moment of silence Friday for school shooting victims.

Legislative

4:05pm
Rep. Bernard Schaber. Statement on committee appointments.
3:46pm
Rep. Richards. Reappointed to Joint Finance Committee.
3:14pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Appointments create opportunity for lawmaker to help grow Wisconsin economy.
3:13pm
Rep. Danou. Named to five legislative committees.
2:12pm
Rep. Pasch. Statement on committee appointments.
2:10pm
Rep. Mason. Reappointed ranking Assembly Democratic member of Legisature's budget committee.
2:09pm
Rep.-elect Sargent. Choice committee assignments awarded.
2:01pm
Rep. Barca. Announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session.
12:23pm
Sen. Lazich. Column: Wisconsin's health ranking compares well nationally.
12:12pm
Sen. Larson. Statement on moving towards a fairer Wisconsin.
11:47am
Sen. Jauch. Column: Our citizens defind the true beauty of the North.
9:10am
LAB. Wisconsin Educational Communications Board.

5:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Cut in tax credit hurts Milwaukee's poor, study says.

State Agencies

5:04pm
DOT. Packer travel advisory.
4:54pm
DOC. Graduates new class of Correctional Officers.
3:51pm
DOJ. Files action against Nicholas Wallace, owner of All Star Tax Service in Milwaukee.
3:47pm
DOT. Merrimac Ferry expected to open at 4 p.m.
3:17pm
DATCP. Secretary's column: DATCP is working for you all day, every day. 
3:12pm
DOJ. Probation agent charged in Marathon County with misconduct, burglary and drug crimes.
12:46pm
DOT. State art contest offers creative opportunity for kids over their holiday break.
12:45pm
DOJ. Chris Erickson charged with three additional felonies.
12:26pm
AG Van Hollen. And the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other attorneys general obtain refunds for consumers charged illegal debt-relief fees.
12:13pm
WEDC. CEO search narrowed to three candidates.
11:50am
DOJ. Milwaukee husband and wife convicted of Medicaid fraud.
11:49am
DOT. Merrimac ferry closed until further notice.
11:37am
ETF. Holiday closings.
10:51am
DOT. Transportation Commission releases premliminary recommendations.  
10:38am
Wisconsin Arts Board. Announces new leadership.
10:34am
Dept. of Tourism. Mogasheen Resort joins ranks of Tavel Green Wisconsin.

5:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ratepayers still reap rewards from Focus on Energy.
4:39am
Wisconsin Reporter. Transparency problems in tracking public pension double-dipping.

Economy/Business

11:55am
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Regional and state employment and unemployment summary.

5:31am
Bloomberg. States gaining in economic health as manufacturing grows.
4:48am
Businessweek.  Moderate economic growth predicted for Wisconsin. Capital Times.
3:59am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Wisconsin unemployment rate drops to 6.7%.

Statewide

4:55pm
Alliant Energy. Workers continue to restore power to Wisconsin customers.
1:03pm
We Energies. Winter storm safety alert: keep vents, gas meters free of snow.
3:45am
Alliant Energy. Work continues to restore power to Wisconsin Power and Light customers.

12:15pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. NRA calls for armed police officer in every school.
7:48am
Washington Times. Editorial: Happy Doomsday.
6:00am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Health care guide: Take 5 - Eric Borgerding.
5:53am
New York Times. With farm bill stalled, consumers may face soaring milk prices.
5:40am
Wall Street Journal. Millions face a hit if fix for minimum tax fails to pass.
4:15am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin dairy production going strong.

Courts

12:10pm
Wisconsin Family Action. Wisconsin Court of Appeals upholds statewide, same-sex only Domestic Partner Registry. 
11:35am
Lambda Legal, Fair Wisconsin. Celebrate another victory.
9:16am
District IV Court of Appeals. Julaine K. Appling v. James E. Doyle.

12:18pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin court upholds domestic partner registry.
9:12am
WISC. Court upholds Wisconsin domestic partner registry.

Education

12:08pm
MPS. Board authorizes boost to starting teacher salary, extra time to meet residency for hard-to-fill positions.
10:37am
MPS. Report show significant reforms undertaken to meet MPS' financial challenges.
7:51am
Public Policy Forum. MPS' financial condition improved but highly unstable. Report.

5:55am
Milwaukee Business Journal. MPS budgets improving, but future holds risks.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MPS financial prospects improve for the 2013-'14 school year.
4:10am
WMTV. UW-Madison: Normal operations resume Friday.

Local

4:03pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
2:06pm
Dane County Sup. Corrigan. Calls for assault weapons ban.
5:18am
City of Madison. Metro service canceled on Friday, December 21.
3:43am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. County state of emergency continues as historic blizzard makes roads impassible, results in dozens of power outages.
3:41am
City of Madison. Offices and facilities to open at 10:00 a.m. Friday.
3:39am
Milwaukee County Board. Results from County Board meeting.

10:58am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: State seal benefits shovel-ready sites in Rock County.
5:57am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Council adopts new city employee policies.
5:42am
LA Times. Milwaukee sheriff: Cut 'green projects' for a cop in every school.
5:22am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. County board changes sick leave.
5:17am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County Board approves backdrop freeze; legal challenge expected.
5:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Barrett, Flynn pressure legislators to act on gun violence. CBS 58. 
4:52am
Stevens Point Journal. Mayor vetoes benefits changes.
4:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. Storm dumps more than a foot of snow, leaves thousands without power.
4:29am
Portage Daily Register. County Board sends message (again) to Legislature: Stop raiding transportation fund.
4:24am
Jefferson County Daily Union. Fort employee handbook approved. 
4:08am
WISC. Storm dumps nearly 20 inches of snow near Madison.
3:52am
WTMJ. Thousands lose power in southeastern Wisconsin.

Congress

11:39am
U.S. Rep.-elect Pocan. Appointed to Government Reform Committee.
10:49am
U.S. Rep. Kind. We must act immediately to avoid looming dairy cliff.
3:47am
U.S. Rep. Kind. Defense Authorization Act fiscally irresponsible.
3:38am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Administration delays REAL ID implementation again.

12:19pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Obama nominating Kerry for secretary of state.
5:58am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Petri pushes student loan legislation.
5:39am
Reuters. House approves bill authorizing $633 billion in defense spending.
5:36am
The Hill. House GOP pulls 'Plan B'; Boehner says 'cliff' up to Dems.
5:33am
Reuters. Analysis: Boehner has few options in fiscal cliff mess.
5:29am
Bloomberg. Boehner drops 'Plan B' as budget effort turns to disarray. 
5:25am
Appleton Post Crescent. Johnson: Time could be too short to avoid cliff.
5:08am
Sheboygan Press. Medicare premiums could rise for many retirees.
4:55am
Daily Reporter. Wind tax credits could get blown off in favor of 'fiscal cliff.'
4:42am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Boehner calls off vote on 'Plan B.'

Federal Agencies

12:02pm
Dept. of Education. Launches 'Pay as you Earn' student loan repayment plan.
12:01pm
Dept. of Education Sec. Duncan. Announces seventeen 2012 Promise Neighborhood winners in school safety address at Neval Thomas Elementary School (Adams Cty, WI).  
10:41am
EPA. Finalizes clean air standards for industrial boilers, incinerators and cement kilns.
10:40am
EPA. Releases update on ongoing hydraulic fracturing study.
3:50am
USDA. Issues final rule for animal disease traceability. Cornucopia Institute.

Thursday December 20, 2012

Winter Storm

2:32pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Winter driving advisory.
2:27pm
City of Madison. Blowing and drifting snow will hamper Dane County commuters on Friday.
11:56am
Integrys Group. With storm predicted, WPS has safety reminders for customers.
5:38am
City of Madison. Metro service cancelled - Thursday, December 20.
4:03am
National Weather Service. Watches, warnings or advisories for Wisconsin. 
4:01am
Winter storm information. NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan. NWS La Crosse.
3:55am
DOA. Governor Walker closes state office buildings to public due to severe winter weather.
3:52am
DOT. Travel information/Winter road conditions.

4:45am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Oshkosh, state officials declare snow emergency.
4:41am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Bracing for a blizzard: Road crews get busy, schools cancel classes.
4:28am
La Crosse Tribune. Today's forecast: Heavy snow, strong winds.
4:24am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Snow, high winds to belt region.
4:11am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW-Madison closed for all but essential operations on Thursday.
4:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Officials, residents prepare as 'life-threatening' snowstorm enters southern Wisconsin.
3:43am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin: Walker declares state of emergency ahead of major storm. Capital Times. 

Governor

2:30pm
Gov. Walker. Proclaims day of mourning to honor Sandy Hood Elementary victims. Proclamation.
3:45am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.
3:44am
Gov. Walker. Appoints Representative Jason Fields to Social Development Commission.

6:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker: GPS monitoring needed for those with restraining orders
5:46am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Tighter gun control will not solve shooting problem.
5:33am
Fox 6. Gov. Scott Walker reflects on exceptional year in politics.
5:33am
CBS 58. Governor Scott Walker talks gun control.
4:39am
Appleton Post Crescent. Walker vows veto of same-day voter registration ban.
4:21am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker not taking sides for now on gun control issue.
4:06am
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker wants more aid for mentally ill, says arming school officials should be 'part of the discussion.'

Legislative

2:23pm
Rep. Barca. Column: Tough economic news highlights need for bipartisan job focus.

4:59am
Racine Journal Times. Sen. Lehman appointed ranking education committee Democrat.
4:29am
La Crosse Tribune. Shilling picked to serve on committees.
4:13am
Wisconsin State Journal. Nass seeks Camp Randall renovation process review.

State Agencies

12:32pm
Dept. of Tourism. Brick House Cafe & Catering joins ranks of Travel Green Wisconsin.
12:26pm
DWD. Wisconsin employment & unemployment estimates announced: October revised, November preliminary.
11:55am
DOR. Wisconsin economic outlook.
10:16am
State Treasurer Schuller. Final 2 of 12 days of CASH-mas canceled.
4:09am
CMS. 23 states to receive bonuses for enrolling children in health coverage. Performance bonus awards. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:50am
DOC. New Racine correctional warden appointed.
3:46am
DATCP. Vegoe dedicated to giving clients a voice, ability to work.
3:41am
DOJ. Amgen, Inc. to pay $612 million in damages and penalties. Milwaukee Business Journal.

12:37pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State employers added 10,300 jobs in November.
4:33am
Wisconsin Reporter. Report shows simple steps can save Wisconsin taxpayers millions.
4:30am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Let's learn from WEDC mistakes.

Economy/Business

8:27am
Bureau of Economic Analysis. GDP: Third quarter 2012 (third estimate). Bloomberg.

8:25am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report. Reuters.

5:09am
Capital Times. Sinking with the old economy: Wisconsin lags in developing 21st-century companies.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Study says fracking leads to 20,000 jobs in state.

Statewide

6:32am
Washington Times. The end is near - for Mayan calendar myth.
6:19am
New York Times. After shootings, a flood of ideas and proposals for curbing gun violence.
5:58am
USA Today. Report: States losing ground in emergency preparedness.
4:52am
Wisconsin State Journal. Carferry future murky as coal ash permit expires. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:42am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Wisconsin ranks high in disaster planning.

Courts

12:41pm
La Crosse Tribune. Court postpones ruling on domestic partners.
12:36pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hearing on Wisconsin wolf hunt challenge postponed.
5:31am
WMTV. State court expected to rule on domestic registry.

Education

2:09pm
UW-Stout. Students' eco-friendly camera, clock ideas top design contest.
12:39pm
UW-Eau Claire. IS program helps fill industry need.

4:58am
Racine Journal Times. RUSD drops support for Voces de la Frontera MLK Day event.

Local

3:54pm
Milwaukee Alds. Murphy, Hines, Kovac. Council members applaud 911 cell phone shift vote by County Board.
12:46pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County homeowners see property tax bills rise again.
12:03pm
Milwaukee County Board. Improves public safety, saves taxpayers $425,000.
12:01pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Alexander. Praises colleagues for saving taxpayers $15 million.
12:00pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Lipscomb. Board saves taxpayers more than $15 million by reforming pension backdrop.
10:42am
Dane County Parks. County snowmobile trails are now open.

5:24am
WQOW. Status update: Local jailers no longer considered "protected" employees.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele recommends delay in removing one jail from Clarke's oversight.
4:26am
Chippewa Herald. Muskie Proppant seeks sand processing facility in Pierce County.
4:18am
Beloit Daily News. Beloit sites given state certification. Janesville Gazette.

Congress

3:58pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Defense bill expected to pass House; includes provision to compensate troops and strengthen Troops to Teachers program.
2:07pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Report: EPA to cancel rule mandating how much gas we buy.
10:54am
U.S. Sen. Kohl. Bipartisan economic espionage bill to protect U.S. businesses passes Senate.

4:01pm
The Hill. House advances Boehner's 'Plan B', sets up Thursday night vote.
6:33am
The Hill. Ryan tiptoes along fiscal cliff's edge.
6:07am
Reuters. "Fiscal cliff" talks turn sour, Obama threatens veto.
6:03am
Bloomberg. Budget talks falter as Republicans set tax increase vote.
4:54am
Daily Reporter. Fiscal cliff deal 'pretty close,' Obama says.
4:16am
Wisconsin State Journal. Editorial: Another reason for tax reform.

Federal Agencies

3:52pm
EPA. Updates rule for pathogens in drinking water, sets limit for E. Coli.
10:52am
HHS. States move forward to implement health care law, build health insurance marketplaces.

Politics

4:47am
Sheboygan Press. Walker: Recall won't sway school chief endorsement.
4:37am
Appleton Post Crescent. Megna calls on candidates to declare ideology.

Wednesday December 19, 2012

Winter Storm

3:45pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County to close offices Thursday due to blizzard.
3:24pm
City of Madison. Offices and facilities closed to the public on Thursday, December 20.
3:16pm
DATCP. Winter storm predicted for Wisconsin.
1:36pm
DOT. Heavy snowfall, strong winds expected to create hazardous driving conditions throughout north central Wisconsin.
12:47pm
Gov. Walker. Declares State of Emergency in response to severe winter weather. Executive Order #91.
11:39am
Alliant Energy. Reminds customers: Keep snow and ice off meters and vents.
10:55am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. County upgrades snow removal equipment, details coordinated response plan to most dangerous winter storm since Groundog's Day blizzard.
4:06am
National Weather Service. Blizzard warnings issued for south central and southern Wisconsin. Map. 

11:49am
Janesville Gazette. Green County discouraging travel Thursday.
9:43am
WMTV. UW-Madison plans not to cancel finals.
8:47am
Miwaukee Journal Sentinel. Major winter storm brings blizzard warning to southern Wisconsin. 

Governor

5:02am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker at LADCO: Jobs, not division.
5:01am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker: Need to examine state services for mental health.
4:46am
Racine Journal Times. No easy answers after Connecticut rampage.
3:35am
Fox 11. Walker: Early intervention key to stopping shootings.

Legislative

4:27pm
Rep.-elect Murphy. Receives committee appointments.
3:48pm
Sen. Lasee. Column: Venture capital.
3:46pm
Sen. Hansen. Committee appointments announced.
3:25pm
Rep. Richards. Proposes requiring background checks for all Wisconsin gun sales.
1:06pm
Sen. Larson. Announces committee assignments for upcoming session.
11:02am
Sen. Cowles. Audit make recommendations regarding "double-dipping" in Wisconsin Retirement System.
10:08am
Sen. Cowles. UW System violates state statutes in pre-payment for WiscNet services.

5:06am
Wisconsin Reporter. Act 10 appears to create a wave of double dippers.
4:53am
Wisconsin State Journal. UW System seeks changes to law in Internet access.
4:09am
WEAU. Barca talks about possible mass shootings commission in Eau Claire.

State Agencies

4:16pm
GAB. Michael Haas appointed Elections Division Administrator.
3:43pm
DSPS. Meeting addendum.
3:42pm
DPI. Budget requests funding for library services.
3:41pm
DHS. State health officials encourage flu shots to protect family and friends.
3:18pm
DATCP. Questionable robocalls targeting Wisconsin seniors.
1:12pm
DOJ. Former registered nurse, convicted for Medicaid fraud, faces sentencing after probation is revoked.
10:58am
WEDC. Janesville and Beloit Business Parks selected as "Certified In Wisconsin" sites.
9:50am
DATCP. Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin offering workshops in 2013.
9:40am
Edvest. Give and you shall receive.
8:37am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.

4:54am
Wisconsin State Journal. AP interview: Wis. AG doubts impact of weapons ban.
4:32am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ending same-day registration could bring lawsuits, elections board told. Appleton Post Crescent.
4:28am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Second review gives low marks to state jobs agency. WEAU. Wisconsin State Journal. Twin Cities Pioneer Press.

Economy/Business

11:09am
Bureau of Economic Analysis. State personal income: Third quarter 2012.
3:37am
RENEW Wisconsin. Plans honor for SC Johnson.

5:11am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Updated: Palermo Villa says it doesn't sell pizza to Family Dollar.

Statewide

3:38pm
Alliant Energy. Dane County nonprofits receive $45,000 from Alliant Energy and its Foundation.
1:33pm
Wisconsin Council on Children and Families. BadgerCare receives $32 million in federal bonus funds for success in covering uninsured kids.
12:59pm
Wired Wisconsin. Use E-Cycle Wisconsin to dispose of unwanted electronics after the holidays.
11:00am
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. New Wisconsin health insurance cost ranking.
10:56am
Cornucopia Institute. A yummy git idea: Foodies pick most appetizing books.

8:58am
Bloomberg. American gun deaths to exceed traffic fatalities by 2015.
8:48am
Janesville Gazette. Report: Property taxes go up less than 1 percent.

Courts

4:11pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Accepts 11 new cases.
11:51am
Madison Teachers, Inc. v. Scott Walker. Memorandum in opposition to the City of Milwaukee's motion for leave to file a reply in support of its petition to intervene.
8:38am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Joseph W Weigel.

Education

3:39pm
WSTA. No sticker shock coming for school district and library Internet costs.
11:04am
UW-Stout. Griesbach appointed executive director of Student Life Services.

12:01pm
Glendale Now. Nicolet School District to address morale problems laid bare by staff survey.
5:17am
Jefferson County Daily Union. Jefferson school board advances $100,000 line item for marketing.
4:37am
Oshkosh Northwestern. School psychologists could see $20,000 raises.
4:15am
WISN. Wisconsin schools could face serious security risk.

Local

11:06am
Waukesha County Exec. Vrakas. Annual Martin Luther King Day "Live the Dream" events planned for Waukesha County.

12:07pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Sheriff Clarke calls for armed officers, guards in 'every school.'
12:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State funds rail line between Plymouth, Kohler,
8:51am
Janesville Gazette. Lake Geneva group wins fight to open memo between city and developer.
5:20am
Monroe Times. New information come to light on raises.
5:14am
Lakeland Times. Five Vilas County employees apply for voluntary buyout.
4:48am
Marshfield News Herald. Wood County Board rejects compensation plan.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State hands Town of Waukesha a water decision deadline.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee aldermen urge separation of Chicago River, Mississippi basin.

Congress

11:58am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Obama is Time's 'Person of the Year.'
11:55am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Obama set January deadline for gun proposals.
9:56am
Bloomberg.  Obama administration threatens Boehner budget bill veto.
8:55am
Bloomberg. Biden to head White House effort to curb gun violence.
5:54am
Reuters. Fitch warns U.S. could lose AAA status if fiscal cliff hits.
5:49am
New York Times. Hospitals fear they'll bear brunt of Medicare cuts.
5:30am
LA Times. Boehner changes gears in 'fiscal cliff' talks with Obama.
5:26am
The Hill. Obama puts new heft behind gun controls following Conn. shooting.
4:49am
Wausau Daily Herald. Wis. lawmakers vary on solutions to shootings.

Federal Agencies

11:29am
HHS. Announces new investment in school-based health centers (St. Anthony High School, Milwaukee). Grantees.
11:25am
U.S. Dept. of Treasury. Announces intent to fully exit GM investment within the next 12-15 months.
11:20am
U.S. Dep. of Education. All 2012 Investing in Innovation top applicants secure support from private donors (UW Board of Regents).
11:12am
U.S. DOT. Announces effort to improve government efficiency, cut red tape.

4:42am
Sheboygan Press. Classified Banghazi review sent to Congress.

Politics

4:44am
Daily Reporter. Unions plan new offensive after Michigan loss.

Tuesday December 18, 2012

Governor

10:43am
Enough Already! WI. Applauds Gov. Walker's "high-bar" on off-reservation gaming.

4:10am
La Crosse Tribune. Walker considers several options to keep UW system tuitions affordable.

Legislative

4:32pm
Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association. UW and WiscNet audit reveals institutional arrogance, deceptive accounting, statutory violations.
3:29pm
Rep. Pasch. Column: We must examine the causes of shootings and our perceptions of mental illness.
3:27pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Kenosha casino project.
2:20pm
Sen. Larson. Demands changes in floundering WEDC.
12:54pm
Rep. Mason. Urges Congress to act quickly to extend unemployment benefits. Letter to Congressional Delegation.
12:51pm
Rep. Kerkman. Audit raises concerns about UW relationship to WiscNet.
9:53am
Sen. Wirch. Statement on the Kenosha Casino project.
9:12am
LAB. UW System's role in WiscNet and grant-funded networks. Highlights.

2:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Three lawmakers say they will introduce gun-control measures.
8:08am
Baraboo News Republic. Rep. Clark column: Time for a simple gun conversation.
4:58am
Racine Journal Times. Vos says increased school funding in '13-15 budget.
4:48am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Darling pushes to end MPS residency requirement. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

State Agencies

4:29pm
AG Van Hollen.  Statement regarding Friday morning's tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut.
2:24pm
DATCP. State veterinarian announces retirement.
1:44pm
Emergency Management. Major storm headed towards Wisconsin.
1:09pm
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene. Occupational injuries decline in Wisconsin in 2011. Case and Demographic Data. Summary of Industry Data.
1:03pm
DATCP. Deck the halls with gift receipts.
11:27am
DPW. Audit reveals Scott Walker WEDC scandal.
9:16am
WEDC. Menomonie Industrial Park selected as "Certified In Wisconsin" site.
9:15am
WEDC. Eagle Ridge Business Park selected as "Certified In Wisconsin" site.
9:07am
DWD Sec. Newson. Announces $300,000 in awards to recognize regional workforce partner performance.
9:00am
WEDC. Completes financial audit.

2:00pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Occupational injuries decline in Wisconsin.
1:57pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Elections board discussing same-day registration.
1:53pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Attorney General Van Hollen questions new gun laws after Newtown shooting.
1:41pm
Appleton Post Crescent. Van Hollen says attack may have been unpreventable.
11:12am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Jobs-creation board meeting to discuss audit.
4:40am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: People were heard on state park hunting issue.
4:12am
Wisconsin State Journal. Audit details serious problems at state's top jobs agency. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Wisconsin Reporter.

Economy/Business

4:48pm
Humana. Adding 40 jobs in Green Bay.

4:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Protesters, Palermo's exchange words as strike continues.
4:42am
Daily Reporter. Small businesses already slipping off 'fiscal cliff.'
4:20am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Striking Palermo Villa workers seek Family Dollar pizza boycott.

Statewide

4:51pm
Wisconsin Literacy Campaign. Reports results for 1200 Tutors in 12 Weeks campaign.
3:26pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. Net property taxes statewide slated to rise less than 1% WISTAX estimates.
5:15am
National Weather Service. Winter storm watches. Fox 11. WISC. 
3:44am
Common Cause in Wisconsin Co-Chair Kraus. Statement on the killing of children and teachers in Connecticut.

9:49am
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: YoungStar is only starting point for good child care.
5:51am
Detroit Free Press. Lakes Erie, Ontario most threatened, study finds.
5:31am
Bloomberg. States return to peak tax-revenue collections, study says.
4:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Some pro-gun officials say it's time to talk.

Courts

3:58pm
Wisconsin Supreme Court. Calendar and case synopses.
8:22am
District I Court of Appeals. State v. Mark A. Sanders.
8:18am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Thomas E. Bielinski.

3:55am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge blocks Chippewa's night deer hunt. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 

Education

9:04am
MacIver Institute. Kenosha Schools just "average" according to DPI.

2:01pm
Germantown Now. Germantown School Board member calls for gender segregation in health class.

Local

4:57pm
Dane County Board Chair McDonell. Dane County Board to meet Wednesday to avoid winter storm.
1:19pm
Waukesha County Exec. Vrakas. Focus on County Government.
6:05am
City of Madison. Fine for failure to yield to a pedestrian to increase.

5:02am
Stevens Point Journal. City mulls dispatch offer from county.
4:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County's lobbying list somewhat vague.

Congress

3:31pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Named Crime Subcmt. Chair for 113th Congress.
1:16pm
U.S. Rep. Petri. Introduces student loan bill. Summary and FAQ.
10:56am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on passing of Senator Inouye.

1:34pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. Petri agrees national conversation on violence is needed.
11:03am
The Hill. Reid swiftly rejects Boehner's 'Plan B.'
6:02am
The Hill. Obama makes new fiscal offer; Boehner says it's not enough.
5:28am
Bloomberg. Obama concessions signal potential bipartisan budget deal.
5:26am
USA Today. Without deal, unemployment checks stop Dec. 29.
4:34am
Appleton Post Crescent. Gun control gets unlikely backers in Congress.
4:32am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Ryan comments on Connecticut shootings.
4:05am
Janesville Gazette. Obama softens stance on taxes as he and Boehner seek a 'fiscal cliff' compromise.
4:03am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Back benchers to battle lines.

Politics

3:59am
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker calls special election to fill vacancy.

Monday December 17, 2012

Governor

4:50pm
Gov. Walker. Calls Special Election for the 98th Assembly District. Executive Order.

7:48am
Wisconsin Public Radio. Walker: We might freeze or cap UW tuition.
4:29am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Walker not so hot for right-to-work legislation.
4:25am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker backs shift to mental health community care.
4:15am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker outlines education priorities for next year.
3:47am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker Q&A: Governor projects confidence for Wisconsin and GOP.
3:42am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Walker's right to take a pass.
3:41am
Wisconsin State Journal. Walker says he's got high bar for Kenosha casino.

Legislative

3:58pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Connecticut school shootings.
2:41pm
Rep. Farrow. Takes seat in the Wisconsin State Senate.
2:22pm
Sen. Darling. Seeks to end MPS residency requirement.
11:47am
Rep. August. Named to committees.
11:44am
Rep. Zamarripa. Statement regarding today's Electoral College vote.
11:16am
Rep. Nass. Gov. Walker should freeze UW System tuition.

2:43pm
La Crosse Tribune. Wis. Dems want deeper look into school shootings.
4:48am
Chippewa Herald. Rep. Bernier: Solve the problems causing shootings.
4:30am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: A 50-50 state carved up into red and blue districts.
4:05am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin's same-day voter registration used heavily, leans Democratic.
3:49am
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Time to stop coddling drunken drivers.

State Agencies

3:57pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings.
2:33pm
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. Frac sand mining decision delayed by Riverway Board.
10:23am
State Treasurer Schuller. 12 Days of CASH-mas Week 2 - amended schedule.
9:58am
DOT. Gov. Walker announces new Wisconsin Rustic Road in Sauk County.

4:04pm
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Bravo Walker and Evers on Race to the Top cooperation.
1:05pm
WAOW. Law change needed to access immigration database.
12:07pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's top jobs agency faces scrutiny from audit, Senate panel.
10:15am
WISC. Details of economic development audit coming.

Economy/Business

3:56pm
Fix the Debt Wisconsin. Looming fiscal cliff threatens to push Wisconsin back into recession. Fact Sheet.
9:36am
Wisconsin Realtors Association. November another strong month for sales.

12:36pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Without fix, millions face higher taxes starting with 2012 returns.
11:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Home sales up nearly 25% in November, prices slip 2.3%
3:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin seeing boost in bank consolidation.

Statewide

12:25pm
Voces de la Frontera. Palermo's Pizza workers mark year's end with renewed call for union recognition, vow to escalate national boycott.
11:42am
National Weather Service. Winter storm watch (south central WI).
10:08am
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin. Prevent school massacres in Wisconsin.
8:24am
Wisconsin District Attorneys Association. 2012 State Prosecutor of the Year recipients.

11:52am
Janesville Gazette. Midweek snowstorm could dump 12 inches in Madison.
5:10am
Wisconsin Radio Network. AAA expects increase in holiday travel.
4:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Chicago River has become invasive species super highway.
4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Deadly fungus outlives bats, Wisconsin study finds.
3:57am
Stevens Point Journal. High caseloads, state regulations pressure child abuse investigators.

Courts

4:18pm
DNR Sec. Stepp. Statement on Judge Crabb's ruling on tribal night hunting.
3:46pm
U.S. District Court Western District. Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians v. State of Wisconsin.

4:46am
Eau Claire Leader Telegram. Judge to revisit wolf hunt case this week.
3:46am
Janesville Gazette. Right to carry a loaded gun in public could be next big Supreme Court battle over guns.

Education

4:18pm
UW-Eau Claire. Prepares students to meet geospatial technology demand in Wisconsin workforce. 
4:07am
UW-Stout. Graduates challenged by chancellor to take risks in their careers.

12:31pm
Racine Journal Times. Racine's voucher program success means expansion a posibility, says Vos.
4:57am
Shawano Leader. Bonduel mulls new high school schedule.
3:49am
Chippewa Herald. Security a continual focus for schools.
3:45am
Janesville Gazette. Update: Details released in Garrow resignation.
3:43am
Beloit Daily News. Summit addresses skills gap, new ways to prepare students.
3:40am
Wisconsin State Journal. Contractor for Camp Randall renovation called 'unethical' over scoreboard bid process.
3:38am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin educators respond to Connecticut school shooting.

Local

5:33am
WKBT. City clerk rejects recall petition against Kader.
5:31am
WQOW. Western WI man suing Polk County Sheriff's Office.
4:26am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. SDC rips Walker for lack of board appointment.
4:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee County seeks to expand Family Care program to 5 more counties.
3:55am
Marshfield News Herald. As supply meets demand, Wisconsin's frac sand rush slows.
3:51am
La Crosse Tribune. Drivers increasingly ignore rules for funeral processions.

Congress

8:07am
Bloomberg. Both parties in Congress may have reason for January deal.
5:54am
Washington Post. Boehner offers debt-ceiling increase in cliff compromise.
5:51am
Chicago Tribune. Fault lines also appearing on Democratic side in fiscal debate.
4:39am
Marshfield News Herald. Senators want commission to look at mass shootings.
4:02am
Reuters. White House won't accept new tax offer from Republican leader. 
4:01am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Boehner offers millionaire tax hike. Bloomberg.
3:59am
USA Today. Analysis: Obama pressured to step up on gun control. Bloomberg. The Hill.
3:53am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Crop insurance juicy target in 'fiscal cliff' deal.
3:53am
Appleton Post Crescent. Obama offers 'love, prayer of nation' to Newtown.
3:50am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Bipartisan plan is right approach.

Federal Agencies

4:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. New air pollution regulation looks to limit soot.

Politics

4:16am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Few Democrats lining up to challenge Walker in 2014.

Friday December 14, 2012

Connecticut Shooting.

5:10pm
Gov. Walker. Statement on Connecticut school shooting.
4:48pm
MPS. Statement from Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Michael Bonds and MPS Superintendent Gregory Thornton on the school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
3:52pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding today's tragic shooting.
3:36pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Statement on Connecticut school shooting.
3:26pm
Rep. Jorgensen. Statement regarding Connecticut tragedy.
3:23pm
White House. Presidential proclamation - Honoring the victims of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
3:21pm
Rep. Molepske. Statement on Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
3:18pm
Rep. Richards. Statement on Connecticut shooting tragedy.
3:13pm
DPI Supt. Evers. Statement on the shootings in Newtown, Conn.
2:19pm
Rep. Young. Statement on Connecticut shooting.
2:18pm
Rep. Pridemore. Statement on the Connecticut school shooting.

3:31pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Police: 27 killed at Conn. school; 1 other dead.
2:32pm
Hartford Courant. 27 dead, including 18 children at Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown.
2:28pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Gunman kills 26, including 18 children, at Connecticut school where mother worked.
2:13pm
Connecticut Post. Source: 29 dead, including 22 children in Newtown shooting.

Governor

4:45pm
Gov. Walker. Thanks utility workers. Proclamation.

2:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker says he won't pursue any union legislation in the next session.
5:22am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Democrats blast Walker over jobs claim. WISN.
5:13am
New Richmond News. Gov. Walker stops in New Richmond to talk. WQOW.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Walker wisely backs away from limiting registration.

Legislative

3:44pm
Sen. Vinehout. Audit quantifies annuitants hired by state and local government.
2:48pm
Rep. Kooyenga. Gov. Walker and Wisconsin GOP used GAAP.
2:46pm
DOA. Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
11:10am
Rep. Kerkman. Audit quantifies rehired annuitants in WRS.
9:18am
LAB. Wisconsin Retirement System annuitants hired by employers participating in the WRS. Report Highlights.

11:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Public retirement program needs closer scrutiny, audit finds. Wisconsin State Journal. WTMJ.
6:08am
Reuters. After Michigan victory, Republicans target unions in other states. Bloomberg.
5:25am
WAOW. Assembly seats changing due to Wisconsin recall.
4:22am
Shorewood Patch. Rep. Pasch voices support for legal challenge to law regulating 'pill abortions.'
4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Legislators should look at tightening regulations.

State Agencies

1:19pm
DWD. Meetings and hearings.
1:10pm
GAB. Wisconsin's Presidential Electors to meet Monday, December 17.
12:53pm
PSC. Pares back rate request.
12:38pm
DPI Supt. Evers. Thanks Senator Kohl for his public service.
11:42am
OCI Commissioner Nickel. Bulletin regarding resident and nonresident annual appointment billing reminder.
10:57am
DATCP. The "naughty" and "nice" of gift card resales.
9:19am
DSPS. Meetings.

12:21pm
Capital Times. Riverway Board seeks legal opinion on frac sand mine.
10:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State reviewing Milwaukee's request for more demolition funds.
6:11am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Adams County has its first deer test positive for CWD.
5:04am
Capital Times. Professional backgrounds of GAB judges show a majority with previous GOP ties.
4:34am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Dennis Smith: Feds, Obamacare cause higher costs in state.

Economy/Business

4:42pm
Integrys Group. Appoints James F. Schott Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and announces other management changes.
4:18pm
Alliant Energy. Announces strategic adjustments to executive leadership.

5:19am
WISC. Manufacturers struggle to find skilled workers.
4:36am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Advanced Disposal selects Florida building for new headquarters.

Statewide

3:41pm
MWFPA. Wisconsin food processors report shipments of $39 billion.
2:24pm
NFIB Wisconsin. On health care exchange Governor Walker was between Barack an a hard place
8:40am
Wisconsin Safety Council. Elects new advisory board members.

5:51am
Reuters. U.S. faces task of running dozens of health exchanges. Washington Post.
5:41am
New York Times. As state budgets rebound, federal cuts could pose danger.
4:53am
Wisconsin Reporter. Governor's mansion, where Walker doesn't live, costs taxpayers a pretty penny.

Courts

5:57am
Reuters. California fight tests U.S. states' compact on business taxes.

Education

3:42pm
UW System. Congratulates new WTCS president Morna Foy.
11:47am
DPI Supt. Evers. Congratulates Morna Foy on being named WTCS president. 
10:54am
UW-Platteville. Commencement planned for Dec. 15.
8:48am
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. Statement regarding WTCS president selection.

4:58am
Janesville Gazette. Janesville School Board faces decision to negotiate or wait.
4:24am
Waukesha Patch. School District spending $77K to research teachers' pay.
3:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Committee fails to decide on changing MPS residency rule.

Local

4:15pm
Peace Action Network. Vigil against gun violence.
3:38pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly Schedule.
8:43am
Public Policy Forum. Report analyzes inner workings of Milwaukee's workforce development system.

4:49am
Wisconsin Reporter. Local governments learn mostly paid is better than the alternative.
3:47am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County panel backs freeze on backdrop pension payments.

Congress

12:28pm
Reuters. Odds rise for "fiscal cliff" fight entering 2013.
6:06am
Bloomberg. Senate won't consider stand-alone AMT fix, Reid says.
5:59am
Reuters. Muni tax break under threat from bipartisan scrutiny in congress.
5:00am
Janesville Gazette. Breaching the 'fiscal cliff' may clear path for Congress to reach January tax-spending accord.
4:15am
Washington Times. Edging closer to the 'fiscal cliff.'
4:13am
Reuters. Obama, Boehner hold "frank" meeting amid "fiscal cliff" frustration.
3:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Embattled Rice bows out; Kerry new frontrunner.

Federal Agencies

12:36pm
EPA. Announces next round of clean air standards to reduce harmful soot pollution.
11:01am
USDA. Grants support sustainable bioenergy production.
10:51am
American Lung Association. Applauds EPA decision to protect public from soot.

12:05pm
Daily Reporter. EPA to tighten standards for soot pollution.
11:03am
Washington Post. EPA to tighten soot rules by 20%
4:55am
La Crosse Tribune. Treasury spells out rules on taxing of tribes.

Thursday December 13, 2012

Governor

1:15pm
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.

Legislative

2:22pm
Rep. Pasch. Statement on challenge of women's health restrictions.
11:04am
Rep. Steineke. Appointed to Natural Resources Committee.
9:06am
Rep. Taylor. State restrictions on women's health services challenged in federal court.
9:06am
Rep. Barca. Democratic weekly radio address.
8:03am
Rep.-elect Sargent. Is it not about the money.

5:21am
Sheboygan Press. Editorial: Building state's reserve fund a worthy goal.
4:28am
Capital Times. Risser had expected approval of mansion kitchen project.
4:17am
WAOW. Political scene changing as State Sen. Holperin steps down.

State Agencies

4:56pm
DNR. Outdoor Report.
4:00pm
DNR. Deer tests positive for CWD in Adams County.
1:17pm
DNR. Hunting and trapping of wolves closed in Wolf Zone 6 effective 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14.
11:28am
AG Van Hollen. Convenes inaugural meeting of his statewide Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
10:51am
DHS Sec. Smith. Statement on "State of Uncertainty: Implementation of PPACA's Exchanges and Medicaid Expansion."
10:39am
Tourism Sec. Klett. Presents grant for IPC Nordic Skiing World Cup in Cable.
3:57am
AG Van Hollen. Announces commitment of Homer L. Perren Jr. to treatment under Chapter 980.

4:16pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Obamacare will cost Wisconsin more than it saves, secretary says.
5:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. DNR reports boost in enforcement actions.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. State board sanctions 11 more doctors for sick notes.
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin board approves expansion of elk.

Economy/Business

1:22pm
Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year. 2012 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year award nominees announced.
7:54am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report. Reuters.
3:39am
Alliant Energy, Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives. Enter into definitive agreement regarding sale of RMT, Inc.

6:05am
Milwaukee Business Journal. McLane Foodservice plans expansion, 45 new jobs in Yorkville.
5:12am
Appleton Post Crescent. U.S. economy could withstand brief fall off 'cliff.'
4:54am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Menards: Obama 'scaring the dickens' out of small businesses.
4:52am
Forbes. The best states for business and careers. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Business Journal.
4:33am
Beloit Daily News. Company to expand in Beloit.

Statewide

4:02pm
Wisconsin State Cartographer's Office. Releases Pronounce Wisconsin, an online pronouncing gazetteer of Wisconsin.
2:56pm
Transportation Development Association. Highlights the importance of transportation to farming.
11:30am
MacIver Institute. MacIver reporting leads to more discipline for Wisconsin doctors.
11:26am
League of Women voters of Wisconsin Education Network. Wisconsin needs job creation, not voter suppression.
10:53am
Wisconsin Budget Project. 40,000 Wisconsinites stand to lose federal unemployment benefits.
10:44am
Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. Wisconsin recognized as leader in Judicial Hellholes report.

5:49am
Washington Post. Groups vow to push 'right-to-work' in other states.
5:19am
Sheboygan Press. Whites won't be majority by 2043, census says.

Courts

4:18pm
Duluth News Tribune. Federal judge holds off on ruling on whether Wisconsin's Chippewa bands can hunt deer at night.
12:43pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Court hearing on night deer hunting continues.

Education

4:55pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Ms. Morna K. Foy - selected as Wisconsin Technical College System President.
2:57pm
UW-Stout. Fraternity brothers band together to honor fallen classmate.
9:08am
UW-Eau Claire. Students present research on area retail gas prices.
9:05am
MacIver Institute. Racine Unified Schools barely passing.
3:33am
UW-Stout. Students land 11 animation projects in juried festival.

4:36am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: The will to win. Do we have it?
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Achievement gap in Madison School District under scrutiny.
4:25am
Marshfield News Herald. Marshfield teachers union seeks to resume bargaining.
4:01am
WQOW. Local school district asking for more than $20 million through referendum.

Local

4:04pm
Enough Already Wisconsin. Ho-Chunk Beloit Casino hearing set for tonight.
2:59pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi. County officially opens new recycling center, soon to offer year-round clean sweep services.
10:13am
Dane County Exec. Parisi. Dane County, Town of Springfield enter into unprecedented agreement to protect agricultural lands.

6:07am
Jackson County Chronicle. DA says office needs additional prosecutor.
5:29am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: County Jail staff innovations should be duplicated elsewhere.
5:24am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County panel backs timetable for Mental Health Complex reforms.
5:16am
Oshkosh Northwestern. UW-Oshkosh, Rosendale Dairy to move forward with biodigester.
5:08am
Wauwatosa Patch. Sewer rates face rapid rise starting in 2013.
4:40am
Chippewa Herald. Advisory referendum to go on April ballot.
4:23am
Wausau Daily Herald. Feds told city it is definitely ineligible for Thomas Street federal funding. WAOW.

Congress

3:36pm
U.S. Reps. Kind, Braley, McCollum. Focus on savings in health care to address fiscal cliff. Letter.
8:28am
U.S. Rep. Ribble. Congratulates military academy nominees.

12:39pm
Fox 11. Video: Sen. Herb Kohl says farewell. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
8:37am
WISC. Baldwin to be on Senate budget, aging committees.
6:03am
The Hill. Bernanke: Cliff already inflicting damage.
5:45am
The Hill. Sen.-elect Warren to serve on influential Banking Committee.
5:41am
Reuters. No progress in "fiscal cliff" talks as new poll hits Republicans.
5:32am
USA Today. U.S. budget deficit reaches $172B in November.

Federal Agencies

11:37am
DOT Sec. LaHood. Launches 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' holiday crackdown.

5:57am
Boston Globe. Election over, administration unleashes new rules.

Wednesday December 12, 2012

Governor

2:22pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Walker reversal on same day registration does not go far enough.
2:18pm
Gov. Walker. Declares 12.12.12 to be Aaron Rodgers Day.

2:53pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker says right-to-work battle would be distraction.
2:52pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker says ending same-day registration too costly.
2:48pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker talks about his own college education.
2:36pm
Chippewa Herald. Walker: Common ground key for Legislature.
8:52am
WMTV. Funding request for governor's mansion withdrawn.
5:02am
WKOW. Gov. Walker defends kitchen renovation at executive residence.
4:01am
Chippewa Herald. Governor celebrates grand opening of I-94 tourism center in Menomonie.
3:32am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker vows to steer from controversy.

Legislative

12:36pm
Rep-elect Swearingen. Announces committee appointments.
12:25pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. Receives committee appointments.
12:09pm
LFB. Overview of State Agency major request items.
11:51am
Rep. Richards. Gov. Walker need to "shut the door" on ending same-day voter registration.
11:09am
Speaker-elect Vos. (Updated) Announces Assembly committee membership.

4:51am
WJFW. Majority Leader sounds off on mining.
4:11am
Sheboygan Press. Michigan governor signs law limiting unions.
3:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lawmakers urge conflict of interest protections in venture capital plan.
3:39am
Janesville Gazette. Vos says Assembly won't raise per diems. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

State Agencies

3:50pm
DPI. Evers proposes additional bilingual-bicultural aid for schools.
3:45pm
DSPS. Meetings.
2:27pm
DOT. Governor Walker approves $3.1 million for 'Transportation to Jobs' program.
2:26pm
DNR. Natural Resources Board adopts master plan for Columbia County state owned lands.
2:19pm
DOJ. Former Jefferson County Drug Task Force supervisor charged with theft and misconduct.
12:28pm
DNR. Hunting and trapping to be allowed in most state parks beginning in 2013.
12:18pm
DOR. Collections, November FY2013.
12:13pm
DOJ. Columbus woman charged with felony theft.
11:40am
DNR. Rules aimed at reducing sanitary sewer overflows approved.
11:12am
AG Van Hollen. And 32 attorneys general nationwide obtain a $42.9 million judgment against Pfizer, Inc. regarding the drugs Zyvox and Lyrica.
11:05am
DOJ. Sheboygan man convicted of Medicaid fraud.
9:37am
PSC. To participate in governor's Northern Wisconsin Economic Development Summit.

2:55pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Walker official says no decision on Medicaid yet.
2:41pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal health care law will cost state, secretary says.
3:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State ag department hire was disciplined in earlier job.
3:50am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ending same-day voter registration would cost $5.2 million, board finds. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:45am
Wisconsin State Journal. State rolls out new certification program for 'shovel-ready' development sites.
3:37am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Natural Resources Board scales back hunting in state parks. 

Economy/Business

2:58pm
Reuters. Fed makes new rate pledge as it launches fresh stimulus.
4:53am
WJFW. Online sales hurt local retailers.
4:38am
Superior Telegram. Enbridge makes plan for Bakken Fields to Superior pipeline.

Statewide

2:16pm
Marshfield Clinic. Delta Dental awards $800,000 to Marshfield Clinic for new dental residency program.
2:15pm
The Nature Conservancy. Donates natural areas to State.

2:46pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Nature Conservancy to donate 1,850 acres to Wisconsin DNR.
2:21pm
Chippewa Herald. Editorial: Wisconsin faces a challenging future.
4:41am
Door County Advocate. Where's the water?
4:12am
Sheboygan Press. Editorial: Don't let up on youth smoking momentum.
4:05am
La Crosse Tribune. Wis. hunters register over 243,000 deer this fall.

Courts

11:17am
Wisconsin Right to Life. Planned Parenthood lawsuit attempts to remove critical protections for women.
9:35am
District II Court of Appeals. Hoops Enterprises, III, LLC v. Super Western, Inc.
9:34am
District II Court of Appeals. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company v. Hague Quality Water, International.

9:33am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Deer shining lawsuit due in court.
4:02am
La Crosse Tribune. Court ruling on Ill. gun ban sets stage for fight.
3:43am
Wisconsin State Journal. Planned Parenthood challenges constitutionality of state's medication-induced abortion law.

Education

2:17pm
Marquette University. To celebrate Mid-year Commencement Sunday, Dec. 16.
11:59am
Leaders of Western Wisconsin's Institutions of Public Higher Education. BE BOLD 2 summit.

2:50pm
Wauwatosa Now. Wauwatosa panel recommends newer teachers continue to get higher raises.
4:58am
WMTV. Janesville School Board approves teacher dress code.
3:42am
Janesville Gazette. Teachers union requests contract talks.

Local

2:56pm
Port of Milwaukee. Foreign-Trade Zone 41 approved to serve more of southeastern Wisconsin
2:24pm
Milwaukee Alds. Coggs, Kovac, Hamilton, Perez. Public vetting process needed for Fire and Police Commission appointments.
11:49am
Milwaukee County Sup. Bowen. And coalition of organizations, citizens applaud reverse decision by Fire and Police Commission.
9:43am
Clean water. Well done. Proposed public water system open house.
9:39am
Wisconsin Coalition for Retirement Security. River Falls community forum focuses on retirement.
8:33am
Outagamie County Exec. Nelson. Favorable bond issue aids county capital projects.

5:09am
WKBT. Could La Crosse become a major transfer site for frac sand?
4:42am
Shawano Leader. City, police union at impasse over contract.
4:24am
Marshfield News Herald. Rates cause rift between council, utility commission.
4:08am
Beloit Daily News. Study compares Beloit employee salaries to averages.
3:59am
Chippewa Herald. County Board votes for frac sand economic impact study.
3:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Madison City Council adopts rule to ban use of reserves for budget.

Congress

12:23pm
U.S. Sen. Kohl. Announces service academy nominations for Wisconsin students.
11:22am
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Questions administration's shortsighted NASA policy.

3:04pm
The Hill. House conservatives demand offsets for Hurricane Sandy aid.
2:39pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Update: House speaker says serious differences remain in fiscal cliff talks.
5:31am
Bloomberg. Obama reduces tax demand as budget talks inch forward.
5:17am
LA Times. Fiscal talks hobbled by new finger-pointing.
5:17am
The Hill. Both sides edge toward deal in deficit-reduction negotiations.

Federal Agencies

4:44am
Dept. of Education. Announces 16 winners of Race to the Top competition.

5:12am
USA Today. 24K postal workers seek buyout, early retirement.

Politics

3:38pm
Shepard Express. Former Walker campaign manager denies John Doe evidence.

Tuesday December 11, 2012

Governor

4:07pm
Fox 11. Walker says no to right-to-work in Wisconsin.
4:46am
Wisconsin Reporter. Elected officials receive unlimited time off, and Walker sure takes his.
3:42am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Walker says he's not pursuing Right to Work.

Legislative

4:52pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement regarding assault on Michigan workers.
4:34pm
Rep. Mursau. Testimony regarding hunting in State of Wisconsin Parks.
3:59pm
Speaker-elect Vos. Announces Assembly committee membership.
12:39pm
Sen. Taylor. Police & Fire Commission to attend hearing at NAACP.

11:15am
Detroit Free Press. Michigan House passes right-to-work bill for public employees on 58-51 vote.
5:03am
River Falls Journal. Harsdorf appointed to Senate committees.
4:58am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Spanbauer: Legislature should consider bills.
4:39am
Chippewa Herald. Assembly GOP leader: We aren't pusing right-to-work legislation.

State Agencies

4:11pm
AG Van Hollen. Issues formal opinion concerning the recording of "land patents" created by private individuals. Opinion. Request.
3:30pm
WEDC. Beaver Dam 151 Business Park selected as "Certifited In Wisconsin" site.
2:30pm
DSPS. Meeting addendum.
1:11pm
DNR. Weekly News.
1:01pm
DATCP. Wisconsin receives federal approval for CWD herd certification program for farm-raised deer.
12:58pm
WEDC. Fitchburg Technology Campus and DeForest Business Park selected as "Certified In Wisconsin" sites.
11:10am
DOJ. Files an action against Computers for Kids, Inc. and Robert A. Szweda.
9:58am
DPI. Wisconsin tops in library usage, interlibrary loan.
9:56am
AG Van Hollen. To deliver remarks at site of Milwaukee demolition today.
9:37am
DATCP. Time is running out to apply to be Alice in Dairyland.
9:36am
DNR. Hunting and trapping of wolves closed in Wolf Zone 5, effective Wednesday, December 12, 9a.m.
4:28am
GAB. Preliminary report on the impacts and costs of eliminating Election Day registration in Wisconsin. Cover Letter. Wisconsin State Journal.

12:49pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ending same-day voter registration would cost $5.2 million, board finds.
10:30am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Fourth Wisconsin wolf hunting zone closing.
4:37am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. States get incentive to follow 'Obamacare' provision.

Economy/Business

4:19pm
Thrive. Madison region to benefit from announcement of "Certified In Wisconsin" sites.
12:25pm
Alliant Energy. Reminds customers about threat from carbon monoxide.
8:20am
Bureau of Economic Analysis. U.S. international trade in goods and services. Reuters.
8:16am
LaClare Farms. Breaks ground on new Wisconsin farmstead dairy plant.
4:10am
ManpowerGroup. Global hiring confidence index reveals rougher road ahead for job seekers as global market set to slow further in 1Q 2013.

4:14am
Daily Reporter. Surprise: New insurance fee in health overhaul law.
4:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State's Christmas tree growers feel impact of drought.
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal spending in state dips 52%.  
3:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's hiring rate expected to slow.

Statewide

2:34pm
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. From casinos to taxation, understanding tribal sovereignty.
10:01am
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Names new leadership.
9:39am
DBMMC. Holding 3rd Annual Business Meeting in Stevens Point.
8:26am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Recall groups, candidates spent $69M outside state.

4:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin Bankers Association promotes Semmann.
3:22pm
Janesville Gazette. Youth smoking declines.
12:35pm
WKOW. WisconsinEye renews contract with Legislature.
10:33am
WISC. Report: $69M in recall spending outside Wis.
5:29am
USA Today. Health rankings: USA is living longer, but sicker.
4:43am
Wisconsin Reporter. Senator's son tells police to let battery investigation 'be done.'

Courts

11:12am
District I Court of Appeals. Michael D. Phillips v. Daniel G. Parmelee.

12:29pm
Chicago Tribune. U.S. appeals court strikes down state's concealed carry ban.
4:32am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: An answer in contract law? Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Editorial).

Education

2:31pm
Wisconsin Technical College System. Wind energy data supports education; interest in wind technology.
11:19am
UW System, UW-Madison. Rose Bowl coaching compensation approved.
10:09am
UW-Madison. Partners in $5 million grant to study philanthropy.

12:52pm
New Berlin Now. New Berlin schools face weighty privacy issue in fitness program.
12:47pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. MPS proposes tweaking residency rule to attract talent.
5:27am
USA Today. U.S. schools moving up international rankings. 
4:49am
Badger Herald. ASM committee addresses state budget, student advocacy. 
4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. More than 1,000 students left Madison for other school districts this year.
4:18am
Marshfield News Herald. CESA 10 named as finalist for Race to the Top grant.

Local

12:56pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Fire and Police Commission makes the right call.
12:24pm
WECA. Free MATC courses now available to child care providers seeking to advance quality rating.
9:54am
Milwaukee County Sup. Sanfelippo. County Board fiddles as mental health system burns.
9:50am
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. FPC's change of heart in Schoen case sets dangerous precedent. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:39am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. County employees celebrate Aaron Rodgers Day by wearing Packers gear, donating to MACC Fund.

12:54pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. County supervisor calls for state takeover of Mental Health Complex. 
12:44pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. One home to be demolished, hundreds more wait.
4:53am
Green Bay Press Gazette. Unions lose in health care cost fight with Green Bay, Brown County.
4:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Abele, County Board member at odds over economic development programs.

Congress

4:06pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Small business voices: Let yours be heard.
3:38am
AFL-CIO. Wisconsinites participate in candlelight campaign against cuts urging Congress: No cuts to Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security benefits, end tax cuts for the 2%.

5:53am
New York Times. In talks, House majority weighs loyalty to voters.
5:43am
Washington Times. Storm relief sets up new spending without cuts.
5:40am
The Hill. Both White House and GOP debt plans put U.S. credit rating at risk.
5:37am
Reuters. U.S. "fiscal cliff" talks picking up pace.
5:36am
Bloomberg. Ryan, Cantor work to protect Boehner plan from Tea Party.
4:56am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Obama says he 'won't compromise' on taxes.
4:34am
Janesville Gazette. No one retreating; cliff talks seem at standstill.
4:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Marchers demand social services funding amid fiscal cliff cuts.

Federal Agencies

10:23am
Dept. of Education Sec. Duncan. Statement on the release of the 2011 TIMSS and PIRLS assessments.
10:18am
U.S. DOT. New NHTSA analysis shows 2011 traffic fatalities declined by nearly two percent.
3:50am
Media Action Center. FCC 'finds' license challenge pleadings to yank WISN & WTMJ broadcast rights for giving $1 million in free airtime to Gov. Walker; FCC staffer still claiming original complaint missing.

Politics

2:50pm
DPW. New analysis shows effects of illegal WISGOP gerrymandering: "Not a level (playing field)."

4:01am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin: Marquette law professor joining Supreme Court race. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Monday December 10, 2012

Governor

3:39am
Gov. Walker. First Lady Tonette Walker and Wisconsin Executive Residence Foundation to raise funds for renovations.

5:19am
WISC. Walker, Soglin weigh in on fiscal cliff concerns.
4:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker letter spells out support for Badger ferry.

Legislative

10:21am
Rep. Richards. Huffington Post blog: Gov. Walker, GOP allies put voter suppression ahead of helping the middle class.

1:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP redistricting leaves its stamp on 2012 election. 
5:10am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Blue-collar workers turn red with anger over Mich. right-to-work legislation.
4:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee thinks its residency rules may be revised.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Payday lenders back in business with looser regulations.
4:25am
Superior Telegram. Consensus builds to competing mining bill.
3:56am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Krug denied to staff he backed arrest of federal officials.
3:52am
Appleton Post Crescent. Sen. Michael Ellis column: Senate Republicans won't be distracted.

State Agencies

4:27pm
DNR. Deer tests positive for CWD outside managment zone boundary in Grant County.
4:26pm
DNR Sec. Stepp. Column: Act 168 Hunting and trapping in Wisconsin State Parks. 
4:23pm
DATCP. Include specialty meats in your holiday.
4:21pm
SmokeFree Wisconsin. Progress on youth smoking rates shows importance of tobacco prevention and control. American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
2:28pm
State Treasurer Schuller. 12 days of CASH-mas! 12 checks in 12 days to Wisconsinites totaling $331,000. 
1:13pm
DHS. Youth smoking hits all-time low in Wisconsin.
9:54am
DOJ, DOR, DATCP. Beware of tax refund scams.
9:52am
WEDC. Mills Center Industrial selected as "Certified in Wisconsin" site.
9:51am
WEDC. West Bend Corporate Center selected as "Certified in Wisconsin" site.

12:56pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State warns public against tax-preparation scams.
5:03am
Wisconsin State Journal. Oakhill guard's suicide shakes up family, prison.
4:53am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State purchase would protect 8,600 acres of forest.
4:12am
Appleton Post Crescent. DNR proproses wolf-dog hunting rules.
4:02am
Stevens Point Journal. Concealed carry rules expire next week.
3:58am
Duluth News Tribune. Wisconsin DNR recommends scaling back new hunting rules for state parks, trails. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Economy/Business

4:00am
Racine Journal Times. United National Foods, certified organic shipper, to build in Sturtevant.
3:59am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin's place in paper industry under siege.

Statewide

11:15am
Wisconsin Dental Association. Officially joins state oral health coalition.
10:23am
Wisconsin Women's Council. Business leader Kim Nickel appointed to Women's Council Board. 

4:15am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin burning through tobacco money.
4:07am
USA Today. Labor loses ground in former stronghold.
4:04am
Wisconsin State Journal. Low rain/snow totals could make for worse drought in 2013.
3:49am
La Crosse Tribune. Drug deaths increase steadily in Wisconsin.
3:47am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin: Looming 'dairy cliff' could double milk prices.

Education

2:20pm
Marquette University. Oncology researcher to discuss improving spritual care in palliative care at Wake Memorial Lecture.
12:32pm
UW-River Falls. First online, publicly accessible digital collection available in 'History of River Falls.'
12:26pm
UW-River Falls. Fall commencement is Dec. 15.
11:24am
UW-River Falls. Hudson Center experiences record enrollment, expansion underway.
10:16am
UW-River Falls. Signs collaborative agreement with Virginia State University.
9:45am
UW-Extension. Read the fine print when buying, using holiday gift cards.
9:44am
OEM Fabricators, Inc. Partners with Baldwin-Woodville School District and WITC to promote manufacturing as a potential career choice.

5:14am
Daily Cardinal. Fiscal cliff could impact UW-Madison.
3:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW pay raises needed, system president says - but when?
3:54am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Lawsuit claims SMSA student was harassed; response says no rights violated.

Local

4:16pm
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. Three Greater Madison companies rank on list of top 10 innovations for 2012.
1:16pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Enis Ragland to receive 2012 Jeffery Clay Erlanger Award.
11:35am
Waukesha Water Utility President Warren. Waukesha following DNR, not Milwaukee, advice on water laws.
10:52am
Center for Urban Population Health. Milwaukee County aging report shows changing face of population.
10:15am
Milwaukee County Board Chair Dimitrijevic. Hosts final leg of "Chat with the Chair" listening session tour of Milwaukee County.

1:01pm
Janesville Gazette. County replaces jail guards with civilian officers. Racine Journal Times.
4:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. $11 million surplus projected for Milwaukee County.
4:23am
Superior Telegram. State loan helps county cover pension liability.
4:07am
La Crosse Tribune. Religious display? City says Rotary Lights do not cross line separating church and state.
4:05am
Janesville Gazette. Levy limits could cause political shift: Official.
4:01am
Wausau Daily Herald. City considers landlord licensing.

Congress

4:29pm
Wisconsin Radio Network. Kind says river levels a concern.
6:01am
Washington Times. Little interest in renewing payroll-tax holiday.
5:52am
The Hill. Grand deficit prize glitters within reach for Obama and Boehner.
5:43am
Washington Post. Time running out on 'fiscal cliff' deal.
5:33am
Reuters. Analysis: Distrust among members of Congress complicates "cliff" talks.
5:31am
Bloomberg. Obama-Boehner talks stuck on refusal to move on budgets.
3:54am
Sheboygan Press. Democrats want fiscal cliff deal to cover jobless benefits.

Federal Agencies

4:44pm
Department of Veterans Affairs. Madison VA hospital opening new outpatient clinic in Baraboo Dec. 17. 
2:50pm
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Arrests 17 during 3-day operation targeting criminal aliens, immigration fugitives in Wisconsin.
10:19am
FBI. Releases 2011 hate crime statistics.
3:41am
CBO. Federal budget deficit totalled $292 billion for the first two months of 2013, CBO estimates. 

4:09am
The Hill. FCC's Internet authority in balance. 
4:08am
The Hill. USDA changes school lunch requirements.

Politics

11:27am
DPW. As Scott Walker's Wisconsin lags in jobs, it leads in corporate welfare.

3:55am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Einhorn's contribution to Walker could trigger 'pay-to-play' rule.

Friday December 7, 2012

Governor

9:28am
Gov. Walker. Farmer-to-Farmer Network update.

4:14pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Gov. Walker downplays right-to-work legislation.
3:26pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. With Walker on hand, son used same-day voter registration in GOP primary.
6:04am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin: Walker will wait-and-see on 'fiscal cliff.'
5:23am
WKOW. Walker reacts to call for his arrest.
3:44am
National Journal. Snyder: Michigan no Wisconsin.

Legislative

4:52pm
Sen. Lazich. Column: Wasteful spending illustrates room for federal spending cuts.
1:09pm
Rep. Vruwink. Encourages reflection on 71st anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
12:17pm
Reps. Richards, Sinicki. Urban Democrats ask Speaker-elect Vos to pick new committee chair.
8:57am
Rep. Nass. Wisconsin families win with compromise on UW non-resident policy.
3:35am
Sen. Taylor. Announces hearing on police brutality.

5:40am
Detroit Free Press. Right-to-work legislation speeds ahead in Lansing.
3:55am
Mount Pleasant Patch. Tom Weatherston gets spot on veteran committee for Assembly.
3:51am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Wisconsin's newest senator sworn-in next week.
3:49am
Wisconsin State Journal. Hansen pushes redistricting bill.

State Agencies

4:01pm
Emergency Management. Winter returns to Wisconsin.
2:45pm
DATCP. Timeshare resale scams surface in Wisconsin
1:51pm
DNR. Hearings and meetings.
12:53pm
DNR. Revised Wisconsin State Parks hunting and trapping plans to be presented to State Natural Resources Board.
12:16pm
DOA. Heating assistance available during winter months.
8:20am
DWD. Meetings and hearings.
3:33am
WEDC. Seeks input from investment fund managers.

1:28pm
WKOW. First Lady seeking $478,700 for new kitchen at Governor's mansion.
5:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. State seeking fund managers for venture, angel capital program.
4:48am
Stevens Point Journal. Veterans home staff: Understaffing a potential danger.

Economy/Business

10:30am
Dept. of Labor Sec. Solis. Statement on November employment numbers.
7:33am
Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment situation - November 2012. 

11:57am
Milwaukee Business Journal. MMAC: Indicators weak in October; unemployment down.
10:27am
Reuters. Consumer confidence plunges in early December.
7:52am
Bloomberg. Payrolls in U.S. increase more-than-forecast 146,000 in November. Reuters.
5:35am
USA Today. Fiscal cliff threatens wind industry's boom.
5:31am
WEAU. 40,000 in Wisconsin losing unemployment benefits at end of Dec.
4:58am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. LogistiCare may not be leaving state.

Statewide

3:59pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association. O'Brien joins advocacy team.
8:44am
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. Celebrates Wisconsin's selection as 1 of 5 states awarded "Race to the Top" funding.
8:18am
MWFPA. Lakeside Foods' Jacobson elected chair of processors board. 
5:29am
National Weather Service. Accumulating snow expected Saturday night into Sunday (Northern Wis.). 

4:26pm
WISC. Former Walker appointee sentenced for theft. DPW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:19pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Corps not budging on Miss. River levels.
11:45am
Janesville Gazette. Pearl Harbor dead remembered on 71st anniversary.
8:39am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Wisconsin veterans tell stories in Honor Flight film; movie to be screened on Pearl Harbor Day.
5:54am
Reuters. Good, but not great: States find fiscal stability.
5:39am
The Hill. Ambassador: U.S. working 'day and night' to keep Internet rules out of U.N. treaty.
4:29am
Wisconsin Reporter. Wisconsin spends $1.5 billion on business incentives, NYT finds.

Courts

8:22am
Wisconsin Supreme Court. OLR v. Naomi E. Soldon.

Education

1:19pm
AT&T. Nearly 90 Kenosha 3rd graders receive donated dictionaires from AT&T Pioneers to help further education.

11:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW to cap nonresident undergrad enrollment at 27.5% Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.
5:10am
Oshkosh Northwestern. NAACP seeks to mount shakeup in U.S. education.
5:09am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Economy, Act 10 drag down enrollment in graduate programs.
5:08am
USA Today. Study U.S. students struggle with vocabulary.
4:54am
Daily Cardinal. Out-of-state enrollment cap could increase. Badger Herald. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:36am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. New UW-Madison chancellor's pay could top $500K.
4:27am
Badger Herald. Roundtable centers on student loan debt.

Local

4:12pm
Madison Mayor Soglin. Weekly schedule.
4:03pm
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Helps celebrate Hanukkah with Menorah lighting.
3:58pm
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. Sheriff's deputies, other law enforcement agencies volunteer for "Shop with a Cop" Saturday.
12:04pm
Milwaukee Ald. Donovan. Commission's decision to reconsider should not be based on pressure.

5:01am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Clarke threatens to sue if he loses oversight of Franklin lockup.
4:57am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee police panel to revisit decision on rehiring officer.
4:51am
Wausau Daily Herald. Republican party to object to 2013 Wausau budget.
4:24am
Daily Cardinal. Sogin, WISPIRG speak on 'fiscal cliff,' impact on student loan debt.
4:14am
Burnett County Sentinel. Fallout from cover up ongoing.

Congress

4:06am
White House. Presidential proclamation - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2012.

2:56pm
Bloomberg. Student-loan collection targeted for overhaul in Congress.
6:09am
Reuters. No sign Congress meant to limit health exchange subsidy: CBO.
5:13am
WTMJ. Senator-elect Baldwin addresses fiscal cliff.
4:40am
Janesville Gazette. Fiscal cliff tax fight all about who, what gets hurt from higher rates or fewer tax breaks.
4:38am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Kind: 'Fiscal cliff' deal no sure thing.

Federal Agencies

2:01pm
NOAA. Arctic continues to break records in 2012: Becoming warmer, greener region with record losses of summer sea ice and late spring snow.
10:36am
DOT Sec. LaHood. Announces $15.5 million to improve transit options for American Indians, Alaska Natives on tribal lands.

Politics

4:55pm
DPW. Scott Walker's budget plan: Count on House Republicans to raise taxes on middle class families.

1:53pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supreme Court candidate declares himself a Democrat, opponent of voter ID.
11:53am
Racine Journal Times. Final campaign finance reports show Ryan maintained fundraising lead.
5:15am
WAOW. Presidential campaigns cost $2 billion.

Thursday December 6, 2012

Governor

11:32am
Gov. Walker Wisconsin awarded $22.7 million Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grant. U.S. Dept. of Education.
10:13am
Gov. Walker. Weekly radio address.
9:52am
Gov. Walker. Announces new nursing positions for Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.

11:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Ald. Hamilton rips Walker on same-day registration.
10:05am
Janesville Gazette. Walker to add 25 nurses at King veterans home.
4:20am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker says overhauling GAB not on his agenda. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:48am
Janesville Gazette. Gov vows to fight immigration bill.

Legislative

5:04pm
Rep. Tiffany. Calls for implementation of Kroll report.
3:49pm
Wisconsin Grocers Association. Rep. Kleefisch to receive "Friend of Grocers" award.
2:46pm
Sen. Hansen. To introduce non-partisan re-districting bill.
9:48am
Sen. Cullen. Senate Select Committee on Mining - meeting materials.

3:58pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Echoes of Wisconsin in Lansing, Mich.
2:50pm
Lansing State Journal. Arrests made at Capitol; police spray protesters. Detroit Free Press.
12:06pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Mining proposal would give DNR 2 years to consider application.
12:02pm
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Mining committee leader outlines bill provisions.
11:13am
Reuters. Michigan leaders to pursue 'right-to-work' law on unions.
8:04am
Capital Times. Critics say GOP-favored mining bill headed to court if it passes.
5:17am
Superior Telegram. Mining committee finale expected to be productive.
4:47am
Wisconsin State Journal. Lawmakers float bill to end Election Day voter registration. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
4:35am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial: Partisan power grab is embarrassing. Wisconsin State Journal (Editorial). Racine Journal Times (Editorial).
4:07am
Badger Herald. Assembly GOP considers increased expense funding.

State Agencies

4:04pm
DNR. Outdoor report.
3:54pm
DOJ. Seeks to commit Scott Traxler for treatment.
3:53pm
Dept. of Tourism. Economy and jobs focus of sixth annual Northern Wisconsin Economic Development Summit.
2:42pm
DOT. Packer travel advisory.
2:41pm
DOT. Last month was the safest month of November in term of traffic deaths since World War II.
10:25am
DWD Sec. Newson. Announces launch of Facebook page to inform, share updates about traveling sales crew activities.
10:08am
DPI. State eight-graders exceed national average on vocabulary assessment.
9:19am
Dept. of Tourism. Green Bay CVB receives $30,000 tourism grant for restaurant week.
9:17am
Dept. of Tourism. Fond du Lac's 'C'mon In' brand receives second tourism grant.

11:45am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. PSC allows We Energies to buy Iowa County wind farm.
4:54am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Competent management needed at WEDC. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Reed Hall Column).
4:28am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Public, private. Where's the line?
4:18am
Janesville Gazette. The Badger Tollway? Not so fast, says commission official.

Economy/Business

1:49pm
Wisconsin Energy Corporation. Announces plan to raise quarterly dividend.
9:55am
Boardman & Clark Law Firm. Employment law update.
8:01am
Dept. of Labor. Unemployment insurance weekly claims report. 

2:52pm
Chippewa Herald. Jobs seminar: Wisconsin's future challenging.
8:02am
Reuters. Jobless claims fall back to pre-storm range, but still choppy.
4:09am
Wisconsin Reporter. WI: Study ranks Wisconsin toward bottom in economic freedom.

Statewide

3:50pm
ABC for Health. Health coverage expansions provide hope and jobs opportunities for Wisconsin
11:19am
Wired Wisconsin. E-cycle Wisconsin brings in 6.8 pounds of E-waste per resident in 2012, provides boost to state economy.
10:52am
Wisconsin Environment. Wind energy in Wisconsin prevents as much global warming pollution as taking 133,000 cars off the road each year.
9:58am
WMC. Statewide chamber names chief lobbyist.
9:46am
Wisconsin Builders Association. Wisconsin housing markets highlighted as improving.

12:00pm
Janesville Gazette. Editorial: Older drivers might merit more frequent tests.

Education

4:42pm
WTCS. Announces finalists in presidential search.
3:55pm
UW-River Falls. Alumna named chair of Nobel Prize Committee.
10:02am
UW-Whitewater. Winter commencement set for Dec. 15.

4:50am
Daily Cardinal. Regents to vote on out-of-state enrollment rate, HR plan. Wisconsin State Journal. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Local

4:06pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Stamper. Calls for overhaul of Fire & Police Commission.
2:44pm
Milwaukee Ald. Davis. Selected for NLC National Black Caucus leadership post.
12:27pm
ACLU Foundation. Immediate action needed to improve jail conditions.
11:29am
Milwaukee County Sup. Bowen. Calls for Fire & Police Commission reform
9:14am
LISC. Selection committee announcs 16 finalists for the Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI)

5:15am
Shawano Leader. City looks for way out of park deed restriction.
5:04am
Fox 11. Marinette limits smoking in city parks.
4:34am
Racine Journal Times. Racine tax rate rises 12%.
3:52am
Appleton Post Crescent. Outagamie inks dispatch pact with Calumet.

Congress

1:34pm
WISPIRG. First step to avoid the fiscal cliff: Close offshore tax loopholes.
11:57am
U.S. Sen. Johnson. Comments on DeMint resignation.

5:45am
Reuters. Republicans say, "No way" to ceding debt limit power.
5:44am
The Hill. Geithner: White House 'absolutely' willing to scuttle deal over tax rates. Reuters.
5:21am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Kind says compromise needed to avert fiscal cliff.
4:56am
Fond du Lac Reporter. Obama warns against new debt ceiling fight.
3:55am
WTAQ. Wisconsin's U.S. Senators on opposite sides on UN disability treaty vote. 

Federal Agencies

11:54am
Social Security. Announces new compassionate allowances conditions.

Politics

11:42am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Special Assembly election to come in Waukesha County
5:20am
Waukesha Patch. Updated: Candidates emerge in 98th Assembly District race.
4:49am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supervisor says Ryan campaign event at Mitchell violated county rules.

Wednesday December 5, 2012

Governor

2:58pm
Milwaukee Ald. Hamilton. Governor's continued attempts to disenfranchise voters warrant arrest.

10:17am
Bloomberg. Republicans race clock as Wisconsin shows one-party rule may end.
4:17am
Sheboygan Press. Governors seek flexibility on 'fiscal cliff' deal.

Legislative

4:11pm
Wisconsin Jewelers Association President Pankratz. Letter regarding efairness.
4:04pm
Sen. Leibham. Appointed to committees.
2:32pm
Rep. Nass. Letter to Board of Regents regarding delaying action on non-resident enrollment limit.
1:36pm
Rep. Williams. To chair Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economy and Mining.
11:41am
Rep. Bies. To chair Assembly Corrections Committee.
11:40am
Rep. Stone. Statement on Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's column regarding Great Lakes Compact.
9:55am
Rep. Knodl. To chair Assembly Labor Committee.
9:14am
Sen. Kedzie. Receives new committee assignments and chairmanship.
3:38am
Rep. Kleefisch. Named Chair of Criminal Justice Committee.

1:04pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Senate GOP leader says caucus hasn't decided on action on abortion, school vouchers.
6:16am
Muskego Patch. Rep. Craig receives committee appointments.
5:20am
Bloomberg. Right-to-work issue inflames labor in UAW Michigan home.
4:43am
La Crosse Tribune. Billings picked to co-chair bipartisan ethics committee.
4:31am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Republicans considering increasing money allowed for members' expenses.
4:25am
Wausau Daily Herald. Sen. Petrowski announces committee assignments.
4:21am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Vos lets Democrats co-lead two committees. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.
4:12am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Don't ban automated political calls; control them.
4:11am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Don't touch the GAB; it's a model for impartiality.

State Agencies

3:48pm
DSPS. Meetings.
3:22pm
DVA Sec. Scocos. Column: Remember Pearl Harbor.
1:28pm
DPI. Evers requests support for students with disabilities.  Disability Rights Wisconsin, Survival Coalition, BPDD, WI Facets, WFT.
12:42pm
WEDC. Nominations sought for 2013 Governor's Export Achievement Awards.
12:41pm
DATCP. Peace Corps experience leads to veterinary pofession for Shelby Molina.
11:52am
DATCP. Some Wisconsin landowners still under-claiming farmland preservation tax credits.
11:34am
OCI. Administrative actions - November 2012.
10:06am
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. $16 million approved for community projects.
9:12am
Dept. of Tourism. McConnell Inn joins ranks of Travel Green Wisconsin.
9:08am
Dept. of Tourism. The Madison Concouse Hotel joins ranks of Travel Green Wisconsin.
3:36am
DATCP. Door-to-door meat sales: What's at steak?

1:44pm
Capital Times. Allowing hunting in state parks could drive away users, reduce revenues.
4:47am
Badger Herald. School aid must be available to more, commission says.

Economy/Business

10:50am
Oshkosh Corporation. Comments on expiration of Carl Icahn's tender offer.
8:50am
ADP. National employment report: Private sector employment increased by 118,000 jobs in November. Reuters.

1:00pm
Racine Journal Times. $32 million Sturtevant deal to bring estimated 244 jobs.
12:49pm
Milwaukee Business Journal. Number of Canadian Pacific job cuts in Milwaukee unclear.
4:53am
Milwaukee Business Journal. Johnsonville addding 35 jobs with Sheboygan Falls plant expansion.

Statewide

3:46pm
WDA Foundation. Smile program provides Sauk County, Milwaukee Science Education Consortium with toothbrushes, toothpaste.
12:44pm
Citizen Action of Wisconsin. Media conference: In defense of same day registration.
11:04am
RENEW Wisconsin. Energy Policy Summit plans policy actions for 2013.

12:53pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Top mining official accused of conflict of interest.
3:54am
WKBT. Whistleblowers lead to $3.3 bilion in U.S. recovery.

Courts

9:03am
District II Court of Appeals. State v. Nancy J. Pinno and State v. Travis J. Seaton (Certification).
8:59am
District II Court of Appeals. Kevin J. Hansen v. Texas Roadhouse, Inc.

Education

10:52am
Medical College of Wisconsin. Wisconsin research team awarded grant to investigate test that detects critical congential heart disease in newborns.

1:20pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Poverty's effect less damaging to public schools' scores than charters, report finds.
1:07pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Federal grant to support entrepreneurs, start-ups.
3:56am
WJFW. Pines district asks voters for $2.7 million referendum.

Local

5:03pm
Milwaukee Common Council President Hines. Statement on the passing of Felmers Chaney.
4:25pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement on the passing of Felmers Chaney.
4:20pm
Milwaukee County Sup. West. Welcomes Santa Claus to Kosciuszko Center.
3:53pm
Milwaukee County Sup. Jursik. Lake Parkway extension added to regional transportation plan.
1:23pm
Dane County Exec. Parisi, County Clerk-elect McDonell. Announce county-wide referendum on same-day registration for spring ballot.
9:10am
Milwaukee County Exec. Abele. Milwaukee County aging study shows changing face of population.

1:38pm
Chippewa Herald. Nonmetallic ordinance work continues for Lake Hallie.
12:59pm
Wisconsin State Journal. Dane County business survey finds local economic climate is improving.
12:48pm
La Crosse Tribune. Milwaukee nears record for consecutive snow-free days.
11:00am
Wisconsin State Journal. New dining guide rates Madison restaurants on how they treat workers. Capital Times.
4:38am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Lake, prairie would be part of silica sand mine site.
4:29am
Wisconsin State Journal. New dining guide rates Madison restaurants on how they treat workers.
4:21am
Green Bay Press Gazette. City claims 'lawful authority' in revoking Oneida plant permit.
4:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Judge rejects Clarke bid to remove court-appointed jail monitor.
4:05am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Poice panel's decision to rehire officer draws criticism.

Congress

1:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. House bill passes with SS Badger go-ahead stripped out.
5:21am
Reuters. Obama firm on "fiscal cliff" amid Republican disarray.
5:17am
Bloomberg. Obama lesson on debt talks is standing firm on tax rates.
4:42am
Chippewa Herald. Back to budgets, Ryan returns to comfortable topic.
4:40am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. GOP critics in Senate sink treaty on rights of disabled.
4:35am
Janesville Gazette. Analysis: Obama signals willingness to go over 'fiscal cliff,' banks on GOP getting the blame.

Federal Agencies

3:20pm
Social Security. January 2013 columns.
10:28am
Dept. of Interior. America's Great Outdoors progress report highlights conservation, recreation successes.

4:59am
Lakeland Times. Industry: Obama's new forest rule violates federal law.

Politics

3:47am
Tarantino for 98th Assemby. To run for state Representative.

5:06am
Sussex Patch. Paul Farrow officially wins state Senate race.

Tuesday December 4, 2012

Assembly Committees

5:35pm
Rep. Krug. Appointed Chairman of Committee on Children and Families.
5:34pm
Rep. Barca. Statement on Assembly committees.
5:33pm
Rep. Steineke. Applauds bi-partisan committee co-chair appointments.
5:32pm
Rep. Marklein. Appointed to Committee Chairmanship.
5:31pm
Rep. Bernier. Tasked to Chair Campaigns and Elections Committee.
5:30pm
Rep. Honadel. Named Chair of Energy & Utilities Committee.
5:28pm
Rep. Ballweg. Selected to sever a second term as Co-Chair of Joint Legislative Council.
5:27pm
Rep. Craig. Appointed Chair of Financial Institutions Committee, Vice Chair of Committee on Government Operations and State Licensing. 
5:26pm
Rep. Severson. Appointed Chair of Assembly Committee on Health.
5:25pm
Rep. Al Ott. Named Chairman of Assembly Committee on Natural Resources & Sporting Heritage.
5:23pm
Rep. Kestell. Named Chair of Assembly Education Committeee.
5:22pm
Rep. Loudenbeck. To Chair Assembly Committee on Workforce Development.
5:20pm
Rep. LeMahieu. Named Co-Chairman of Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules.
5:15pm
Rep. Vos. Announces committee chair assignments.

Governor

4:46pm
Gov. Walker. Appoints Karla Wood as Jackson County Coroner.

5:35am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Editorial: Don't delay rebuilding of the Zoo Interchange.

Legislative

4:44pm
Sen. Hansen. Statement regarding Sen. Mike Ellis' comments on proposal to change the GAB.
12:56pm
Sen-elect Harris. Column: Access to voter registration should be expanded not cut.
11:05am
United Wisconsin. Wisconsin GOP agenda: Red light to jobs and economy; green light to war on democracy.
10:32am
One Wisconsin Now. Rep. Vos alleges voting impropriety, One Wisconsin Now demands the proof.
8:51am
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign. Memo to selected members of the state legislature regarding obsolete campaign and ethics laws.
4:09am
Common Cause in Wisconsin. Scott Fitzgerad launches assault on Government Accountability Board.

1:15pm
Capital Times. Rep. Robin Vos wants to revisit the voter ID law; opponents wonder 'what now?'
1:07pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. GOP lawmakers consider raising the amount of their per diem expenses.
5:28am
Detroit Free Press. Right-to-work trade-offs? Talks may be in works in Lansing.
4:34am
Appleton Post Crescent. Editorial: Political appointees wrong for Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board.
4:22am
Wisconsin State Journal. Assembly Speaker-elect Vos to occupy 2 Capitol offices; Dems rip GOP moves.
4:16am
Beloit Daily News. Editorial: Giving power to the people.
3:36am
Wisconsin Radio Network. Fitzgerald GAB critique draws fire.

State Agencies

3:23pm
DSPS. Meeting addendum.
3:19pm
DOC. Paquin appointed warden of Oakhill Correctional Institution.
2:39pm
DNR. Weekly News.
11:07am
UW System, WTCS, WAICU, College of Menominee Nation.  Higher education supports recommendations of Financial Aid Commission.

4:37am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Some borrowers of taxpayer-financed loans now bankrupt.
4:11am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Wisconsin on the ball with pension funding.
3:47am
Wisconsin Reporter. JFC co-chair - We need to fix WEDC's loan problems.
3:35am
Wisconsin Radio Network. DNR Secretary: EPA ideas 'crippling' to state economy.

Economy/Business

4:17am
Wisconsin State Journal. Beer wholesaler to close Lake Delton facility, lay off 44.
3:46am
Badger Herald. Campus hospitals not expecting layoffs, cuts.

Statewide

4:36pm
Dairy Business Association. Mlsna family named as DBA's advocates of the year.
12:58pm
Wisconsin Bankers Association. Steady improvement for banks and consumers continues.
8:49am
Annie E. Casey Foundation. (Report) Youth and Work: Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity.
8:38am
Institute for Wisconsin's Future. Renews call for 'A Penny for Kids' and launches new web tools.

1:02pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Wisconsin banks continue rebound, report shows.
5:05am
Wisconsin State Journal. Judge tosses Asian carp suit; states can amend it. Bloomberg.

Courts

8:43am
Supreme Court of Wisconsin. OLR v. Evan M. Read.
8:41am
District I Court of Appeals. Gustavo Montalvo v. U.S. Title and Closing Services, LLC.

1:22pm
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Lawyers to ask Wis. court to rule in prayer death.
4:41am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Inmate who prompted Sex Change Prevention Act sues again.

Education

2:11pm
UW-Stevens Point. Benefits of hybrid soybeans examined at free lecture.
11:15am
UW-Stout. Student ready to take on new role: Miss Minnesota.

11:22am
Editorial: Milton should release records to avoid lawsuit.
4:39am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. UW chancellor search starting to get serious.
4:26am
Sheboygan Press. Union calls for teacher certification exam.
3:44am
Daily Cardinal. Students continue Responsible Action, 18+ Campaign efforts.
3:40am
Greendale Patch. Online bullying reporting system live for Greendale schools.

Local

3:04pm
Wisconsin Hospital Association, Inc. Report shows sustained progress by SE Wisconsin heath systems in moderating health care costs.
1:38pm
Milwaukee Ald. Davis. Named to National League of Cities Board of Directors for 2nd term.
1:32pm
Racine Police Department. Buzzed driving is drunk driving.
1:05pm
Milwaukee Mayor Barrett. Statement regarding the disiplinary action taken by the Fire and Police Commission. 
12:53pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Fire & Police Commission erred in reinstating Officer Schoen.
3:31am
Milwaukee County Sheriff Clarke. 32 crashes on freeway system yesterday.

1:09pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Health care costs slow, but remain higher than Midwest, U.S.
4:43am
Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Wisconsin: Homeowners suing over gas pipeline spill. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
3:42am
River Falls Journal. Town extends frac ban, gives cattle advice.

Congress

12:51pm
U.S. Rep. Sensenbrenner. Column: Don't trade a cliff for an iceberg.

1:35pm
USA Today. Obama: Boehner offer 'out of bounds.'
1:20pm
Green Bay Press Gazette. Walker, other governers to Obama: Don't burden states.
1:06pm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Walker among governors that meets Tuesday with Obama on fiscal cliff.
11:24am
Reuters. State governors to meet with Obama, Boehner on "fiscal cliff." 
5:18am
Washington Post. Back on Capitol Hill, failed VP contender Paul Ryan helps GOP set course in budget talks.
4:57am
The Hill. White House rejects GOP offer as 'nothing new,' unbalanced. USA Today. 
4:06am
Janesville Gazette. GOP plan would raise Medicare age, lower Social Security COLAs, while raising $800B in revenue.
3:49am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. How to avoid 'fiscal cliff'? A billion here, a billion there.

Federal Agencies

11:28am
USDA. Grants support research, education and extension activities at tribal land-grant colleges.
9:18am
EPA. Awards almost $700,000 to student teams in sustainable technology competition. Recipients.

Politics

1:00pm
DPW. Paul Ryan should heed lesson of election.
11:17am
The Young Progressives. Opposes Rep. Pridemore's bid for DPI Superintendent.

4:12am
Waukesha Patch. Senate District 33 Special Election is Tuesday.

Monday December 3, 2012

Governor

3:42am
Wisconsin Reporter. Special report: Walker took 54 'personal' days from Jan.-Oct.
2:18am
Wisconsin State Journal. Talk with Walker tour not open to all.
2:16am
WEAU. Walker among governors meeting with Obama.

Legislative

3:20pm
Sen. Miller. Statement on Sen. Ftizgerald/GAB.
1:33pm
Rep. Barca. Republican leaders already breaking campaign pledges, pursuing anti-democracy agenda.
12:23pm
Sen. Lazich. Column: 'Tax the Rich' comes with caveats.

1:17pm
Janesville Gazette. GOP Senate leader looks at elections changes. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
5:10am
Racine Journal Times. Commentary by state Rep. Robin Vos: The agenda we'll be tackling in the Assembly. 
4:14am
Racine Journal Times. Editorial: Mining bill must look to jobs and the environment.
4:00am
Beloit Daily News. Expansion project to move forward.
3:21am
Pierce County Herald. Rep. Knudson chosen for Joint Finance Committee.
3:18am
Wauwatosa Patch. Kooyenga appointed to Joint Finance Committee.
2:51am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Incoming GOP Assembly leaders shuffling offices.
2:48am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Defeated mining measure changes backed by Gogebic lobbyist.
2:30am
Sheboygan Press. Hansen proposes political robocall ban. Wisconsin State Journal (Editorial).
2:27am
Fond du Lac Reporter. $100 million in credits, but at what cost?

State Agencies

4:43pm
Historical Society. The Silver Man: A witness to Ho-Chunk history.
4:11pm
HEAB. Report of the 2012 Commission on Financial Aid Consolidation and Modernization.
3:57pm
DOT. Booze and Belts traffic safety mobilization strives to save lives.
2:41pm
Dept. of Tourism. Navarino Nature Center Trevel Green Certified.
1:28pm
DATCP. Use SavorWisconsin.com this holiday.
1:20pm
DNR. Deer from Racine County has tested positive for CWD. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
1:08pm
DOJ. Obtains judgment against Portage County property owners for erosion control violations.
11:35am
DOT. Governor Walker approves more than $3.3 million for Safe Routes to Schools projects.
10:19am
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board. To meet in Prairie du Chien.
2:22am
DNR. Hunting and trapping of wolves closed in wolf zone 1.

11:19am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Public hearing set this week for I-94 freeway work.
3:44am
Daily Cardinal. DNR closes third wolf hunting zone.
3:04am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Neglected WEDC taxpayer-financed loans grow to $12.2 million.
2:25am
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter. Editorial: Prison alternatives plan deserves study.

Economy/Business

12:27pm
Skyward. District administration names Skyward Student Management Suite a Top Product of 2012.
11:41am
Voces de la Frontera. Palermo Villa agress to settle for federal labor law violations.

12:34pm
Janesville Gazette. Incubator set to help small businesses.
2:20am
Janesville Gazette. Wisconsin business exports on track to break record.

Statewide

4:04pm
Wisconsin Association for Justice. Elects new leaders.
4:01pm
Wisconsin Association for Justice. 2012 Wisconsin Trial Lawyer of the Year named. 
2:43pm
American Lung Association. Report says U.S. at tipping point for policies that help smokers quit.
10:43am
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. Foley & Lardner LLP joins as Gold Founding Member.
8:05am
Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin. Dr. Nigel Cook covers cow comfort during PDPW's upcoming webinar, December 10.

1:13pm
Fond du Lac Reporter. News Analysis: Brinkmanship on Obama Medicaid expansion for poor.
11:23am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Foley & Lardner joins LGBT chamber as founding member.
4:46am
Minneapolis Star-Tribune. A dire warning on emissions.
4:02am
Superior Telegram. WI prison guards could vote next year on new union. Wisconsin State Journal.
3:39am
La Crosse Tribune. Stripped of power by state law, teachers unions might join forces. 
3:13am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Efforts to boost number of primary care physicians face pay gap hurdle.
2:39am
Wisconsin State Journal. Tribes' nighttime deer hunt stirs pot. 

Courts

10:40am
Madison Teachers, Inc. v. Scott Walker. Memorandum in opposition to the City of Milwaukee's petition to intervene. 

Education

4:40pm
UW-Stevens Point. The Suite@201 Reserve earns LEED gold certification.
3:54pm
UW-Rock County. Be a part of the 24-hour theatre festival.
11:30am
UW Extension. SBDC helps Wisconsin entrepreneurs secure over $105 million in business capital and fuels launch of 258 new companies.

4:30am
Oshkosh Northwestern. District boosts school administration pay in response to turnover.
2:28am
Oshkosh Northwestern. Educators leaving Oshkosh for better pay.
2:17am
Washington Post. Campus athiests score big funding from Wisconsin university.

Local

4:03pm
Milwaukee Ald. Coggs. Elected to NLC National Black Caucus leadership post.
10:36am
Milwaukee County Sup. West. Thanks Aurora Walker's Point for stepping up to care for the less fortunate this flu season.

4:01am
Beloit Daily News. Hearing set regarding casino.
3:54am
Chippewa Herald. Sand study picks up county backing.
3:47am
La Crosse Tribune. Editorial. Lengthy investigation proves costly. 
3:32am
Baraboo News Republic. County sues over tribal documents. 
3:28am
Reedsburg Times-Press. County broadband vote may hurt area.
3:09am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Supervisors' meeting law fines unpaid. 
3:07am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee task force studies changes to pension system. 
3:02am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. 18 months later, Walker mum on SDC appointment. 
2:37am
Wausau Daily Herald. City creates travel policy, costs still rise. Wausau Daily Herald (Editorial).
2:32am
Racine Journal Times. Tax cap? Borrow more--Racine uses short-term borrowing as a way around tax levy limits.

Congress

4:13pm
Washington Post. Boehner, House GOP leaders offer 'fiscal cliff' counterproposal. The Hill. 
4:35am
Washington Post. 'Fiscal cliff' talks at a stalemate over tax hikes.
4:05am
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune. Ryan dives into fiscal cliff talks. 
3:55am
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. White House awaits GOP move on 'fiscal cliff.'
3:10am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Credit unions pursue bill to increase business lending.
2:42am
The Hill. Obama's debt-ceiling proposal would ease concerns on Wall Street.
2:40am
The Hill. Republicans cool to Obama's proposal to extend federal unemployment benefits.

Federal Agencies

2:54pm
HHS. People with Medicare save $5 billion on prescription drugs because of health care law.

Politics

10:15am
School Administrators Alliance. Endorses Evers for State Superintendent.

11:31am
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Pridemore running for Wisconsin schools superintendent.

 

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